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false bottom

a horizontal partition above the actual bottom of a box, trunk, etc., especially one forming a secret compartment.
Origin of false bottom
1790-1800 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for false bottom
  • The home buyer credit only created a false bottom for the market.
  • Below three drawers, a false bottom pushes back, revealing three more tiny drawers.
  • The water temperature can be controlled, and a false bottom with airlift pipes has been installed as an in-bottom filter.
  • He also found a can of degreaser, with a false bottom, and found several baggies containing the white substance.

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