1) Denoting position at a lower level, perhaps even 'by the side of' or 'close by'.

1559 the said Edward Brodley, his wyff and chyldreyn shall at all tymes keypp one sufficient yait with locke and keye vnder ther house for ther owne usez, Shelf. It was commonly used of enclosures near a dwelling-house: 1652 one ynge under Crosland Parke and of low-lying sites: 1545 underbanke Feld, Huddersfield

1753 the road going ... to an under Bridge at the bottom of Rawlinshaw Brow, Clapham.

dates 1545 1559 1652 1753

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