(?), n. [AS. under under + ml part or portion; cf. AS. underml midday. See Under, Meal a part, and cf. Undern.] 1. The inferior, or after, part of the day; the afternoon. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
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In undermeals and in mornings.
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2. Hence, something occurring or done in the afternoon; esp., an afternoon meal; supper; also, an afternoon nap; a siesta. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
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Another great supper, or undermeal, was made ready for them, coming home from ditching and plowing.
Withals (1608).
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I think I am furnished with Cattern [Catharine] pears for one undermeal.
B. Jonson.
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In a narrower limit than the forty years' undermeal of the seven sleepers.
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