underslip

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

under- +‎ slip

Noun[edit]

underslip (plural underslips)

  1. A woman's undergarment.
  2. (ceramics) An underlying layer of slip.
    • 2011, Walter R. T. Witschey, Clifford T. Brown, Historical Dictionary of Mesoamerica (page 336)
      The designs in the slip appear to have been created through a negative resist technique, in which a lighter-colored underslip shows through a darker overlying slip.