mudsill

noun
mud·​sill | \ ˈməd-ˌsil How to pronounce mudsill (audio) \

Definition of mudsill

1 : a supporting sill (as of a building or bridge) resting directly on a base and especially the earth
2 : a person of the lowest social level

First Known Use of mudsill

1685, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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