A Newt win here could knock the bottom out of the Romney campaign, removing the core arguments of inevitability and electability.
They would then knock the bottom out of the Home Rule agitation.
The ship was on shore, dashing her bottom out upon the rocks.
Then slip the bottom out from under the cake and allow the cake to cool.
"And if it is, you have knocked the bottom out," Tom said to him.
They stopped her with the guns, and cleared her of every dollar aboard, sending her to the bottom out of pure devilry.
He could talk the bottom out of a nose-bag, or put a clock to sleep.
I pulled the bottom out with my fingers till I could thrust the handle of my knife in at the side.
She could not have crawled through her own washtub if she had knocked the bottom out of it.
Many stoves were drawn out of the chimneys; the strong wind blew in at the neck of a bottle and blew the bottom out.
Old English botm, bodan "ground, soil, foundation, lowest part," from Proto-Germanic *buthm- (cf. Old Frisian boden "soil," Old Norse botn, Dutch bodem, Old High German bodam, German Boden "ground, earth, soil"), from PIE root *bhu(n)d(h)- (cf. Sanskrit budhnah, Avestan buna- "bottom," Greek pythmen "foundation," Latin fundus "bottom, piece of land, farm," Old Irish bond "sole of the foot"). Meaning "posterior of a person" is from 1794. Bottom dollar "the last dollar one has" is from 1882. Bottom-feeder, originally of fishes, is from 1866.
1540s, "to put a bottom on," from bottom (n.). Meaning "to reach the bottom of" is from 1808 (earlier figuratively, 1785). Related: Bottomed; bottoming.
To get as low or bad as possible; reach nadir: If [Watergate] ever bottoms out, we might be all right (1970s+)
The buttocks; ass (1790s+)