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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bot·tom n.
 1. The lowest part of anything; the foot; as, the bottom of a tree or well; the bottom of a hill, a lane, or a page.
    Or dive into the bottom of the deep.   --Shak.
 2. The part of anything which is beneath the contents and supports them, as the part of a chair on which a person sits, the circular base or lower head of a cask or tub, or the plank floor of a ship's hold; the under surface.
    Barrels with the bottom knocked out.   --Macaulay.
    No two chairs were alike; such high backs and low backs and leather bottoms and worsted bottoms.   --W. Irving.
 3. That upon which anything rests or is founded, in a literal or a figurative sense; foundation; groundwork.
 4. The bed of a body of water, as of a river, lake, sea.
 5. The fundament; the buttocks.
 6. An abyss. [Obs.]
 7. Low land formed by alluvial deposits along a river; low-lying ground; a dale; a valley. “The bottoms and the high grounds.”
 8. Naut. The part of a ship which is ordinarily under water; hence, the vessel itself; a ship.
    My ventures are not in one bottom trusted.   --Shak.
 Not to sell the teas, but to return them to London in the
 same bottoms in which they were shipped.   --Bancroft.
 Full bottom, a hull of such shape as permits carrying a large amount of merchandise.
 9. Power of endurance; as, a horse of a good bottom.
 10. Dregs or grounds; lees; sediment.
 At bottom, At the bottom, at the foundation or basis; in reality. “He was at the bottom a good man.” --J. F. Cooper.
 To be at the bottom of, to be the cause or originator of; to be the source of. [Usually in an opprobrious sense.] --J. H. Newman.
    He was at the bottom of many excellent counsels.   --Addison.
 To go to the bottom, to sink; esp. to be wrecked.
 To touch bottom, to reach the lowest point; to find something on which to rest.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Full a. [Compar. Fuller superl. Fullest.]
 1. Filled up, having within its limits all that it can contain; supplied; not empty or vacant; -- said primarily of hollow vessels, and hence of anything else; as, a cup full of water; a house full of people.
    Had the throne been full, their meeting would not have been regular.   --Blackstone.
 2. Abundantly furnished or provided; sufficient in quantity, quality, or degree; copious; plenteous; ample; adequate; as, a full meal; a full supply; a full voice; a full compensation; a house full of furniture.
 3. Not wanting in any essential quality; complete; entire; perfect; adequate; as, a full narrative; a person of full age; a full stop; a full face; the full moon.
 It came to pass, at the end of two full years, that Pharaoh
 dreamed.   --Gen. xii. 1.
 The man commands
 Like a full soldier.   --Shak.
 I can not
 Request a fuller satisfaction
 Than you have freely granted.   --Ford.
 4. Sated; surfeited.
    I am full of the burnt offerings of rams.   --Is. i. 11.
 5. Having the mind filled with ideas; stocked with knowledge; stored with information.
    Reading maketh a full man.   --Bacon.
 6. Having the attention, thoughts, etc., absorbed in any matter, and the feelings more or less excited by it, as, to be full of some project.
    Every one is full of the miracles done by cold baths on decayed and weak constitutions.   --Locke.
 7. Filled with emotions.
    The heart is so full that a drop overfills it.   --Lowell.
 8. Impregnated; made pregnant. [Obs.]
    Ilia, the fair, . . . full of Mars.   --Dryden.
 At full, when full or complete. --Shak.
 Full age Law the age at which one attains full personal rights; majority; -- in England and the United States the age of 21 years. --Abbott.
 Full and by Naut., sailing closehauled, having all the sails full, and lying as near the wind as poesible.
 Full band Mus., a band in which all the instruments are employed.
 Full binding, the binding of a book when made wholly of leather, as distinguished from half binding.
 Full bottom, a kind of wig full and large at the bottom.
 Full brother or Full sister, a brother or sister having the same parents as another.
 Full cry Hunting, eager chase; -- said of hounds that have caught the scent, and give tongue together.
 Full dress, the dress prescribed by authority or by etiquette to be worn on occasions of ceremony.
 Full hand Poker, three of a kind and a pair.
 Full moon. (a) The moon with its whole disk illuminated, as when opposite to the sun. (b) The time when the moon is full.
 Full organ Mus., the organ when all or most stops are out.
 Full score Mus., a score in which all the parts for voices and instruments are given.
 Full sea, high water.
 Full swing, free course; unrestrained liberty; “Leaving corrupt nature to . . . the full swing and freedom of its own extravagant actings.” South (Colloq.)
 In full, at length; uncontracted; unabridged; written out in words, and not indicated by figures.
 In full blast. See under Blast.