upgush

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

up- +‎ gush

Noun[edit]

upgush (plural upgushes)

  1. (archaic) A gushing upward.
    • 1860, Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Marble Faun
      [] consuls, emperors, and popes, the great men of every age, have found no better way of immortalizing their memories than by the shifting, indestructible, ever new, yet unchanging, upgush and downfall of water.

Verb[edit]

upgush (third-person singular simple present upgushes, present participle upgushing, simple past and past participle upgushed)

  1. (obsolete): To gush upward.