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Bottom it

Posted by Vic Harding on January 04, 2000

To "bottom it" in Yorkshire about 50 years ago was to clean thoroughly. For example, one could sweep or mop around the furniture, or one could bottom it by moving the furniture around and cleaning out the cupboards. I have been away from England for many decades, and would be interested to know if this phrase is still in use in this context.

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