upraise

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Etymology[edit]

From up- +‎ raise.

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upraise (third-person singular simple present upraises, present participle upraising, simple past and past participle upraised)

  1. (archaic) To raise something up; to elevate.
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, IV.i:
      So fell those two in spight of both their prydes, / But Scudamour himselfe did soone vprayse, / And mounting light his foe for lying long vpbrayes.
  2. (archaic) To move something upright; to erect.

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