a horizontal partition above the actual bottom of a box, trunk, etc., especially one forming a secret compartment.
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- false arrest,
- false bay,
- false bedding,
- false beechdrops,
- false blepharoptosis,
- false bread-fruit,
- false buckthorn,
- false card,
- false cast,
- false cirrus
Origin of false bottom
First recorded in 1790–1800
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This is caused by using a false-bottom which is too low or because it is not well perforated.Every Step in Canning|Grace Viall Gray