arist

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Old English ǣrist (arising, rising up, resurrection, awakening), from Proto-Germanic *uzristiz (a rising up), from Proto-Germanic *uzrīsaną (to rise up), from Proto-Germanic *uz- (out) + Proto-Germanic *rīsaną (to rise). Cognate with Gothic [script needed] (urrists, a rising up). More at arise.

Noun[edit]

arist (plural arists)

  1. (obsolete) A rising, as from a seat, a bed, or the ground, or from below the horizon.

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