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underprop

[ uhn-der-prop ]
/ ˌʌn dərˈprɒp /
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verb (used with object), un·der·propped, un·der·prop·ping.

to prop underneath; support; uphold.

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Origin of underprop

First recorded in 1505–15; under- + prop1
un·der·prop·per, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for underprop

underprop
/ (ˌʌndəˈprɒp) /

verb -props, -propping or -propped

(tr) to prop up from beneath
underpropper, noun
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