Definition of Lower berth
1. Noun. The lower of two berths.
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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 ...by 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; ..."