Definition of Lower berth

1. Noun. The lower of two berths.

Exact synonyms: Lower
Generic synonyms: Berth, Built In Bed, Bunk
Derivative terms: Lower, Lower

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lower Berth

lower-case letter
lower 48
lower GI series
lower abdominal periosteal reflex
lower airway
lower alveolar point
lower back
lower berth (current term)
lower body negative pressure
lower bound
lower cannon
lower case
lower chamber
lower chambers
lower court
lower criticism
lower deck
lower esophageal sphincter
lower extremes
lower extremity

Literary usage of Lower berth

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1915)
"Under the Wisconsin law the rate from Portage to Star Lake was $1.50 for a lower berth, (1.20 for the upper berth, and $2.70 for the section. ..."

2. The Car-builder's Dictionary: An Illustrated Vocabulary of Terms which Master Car-Builders' Association, Matthias Nace Forney, Arthur Mellen Wellington, Leander Garey, Calvin A. Smith by Master Car-Builders' Association, Matthias Nace Forney, Arthur Mellen Wellington, Leander Garey, Calvin A. Smith (1895)
"2418, the lower- berth intact forms a sofa by day, the sofa-back forming the upper berth. ... Lower-berth curtains are also used in the Pullman and Wagner ..."

3. Forty Years an Advertising Agent, 1865-1905 by George Presbury Rowell (1906)
"... but as I grew older, and learned to know more about traveling", I have always regretted that I did not let Mr. Wilson have that lower berth. ..."

4. Railroad Traffic and Rates by Emory Richard Johnson, Grover Gerhardt Huebner (1911)
"The upper-berth fare from St. Paul to Superior is likewise fixed at $1.10, while the lower-berth fare remains at $1.50. The lower-berth fare from St. Paul ..."

5. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1909)
"Prior to the passage of the law it had been customary, upon making up the lower berth for use of a customer, to let down the upper berth, whether it had ..."

6. The American Transportation Question by Samuel Orace Dunn (1912)
"Now, it costs more to build the upper berth; in the day time the upper berth passenger has one of the seats which at night are used to make the lower berth; ..."

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