gainrising

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Etymology[edit]

From gain- +‎ rising. Compare againrising.

Noun[edit]

gainrising (plural gainrisings)

  1. (rare) A rising again; resurrection.
    • 1550, Sir John Cheke, Gospel of Matthew:
      At that tijm cam the Saddoucais vnto him, who sai theer is no gainrising.