win up

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to win up

  1. (obsolete) To get back on one's feet. [14th-19th c.]
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book X:
      And so they ran togydirs so myghtyly that ayther smote other downe, horse and all, to the erth; and than they wan up lyghtly, and drewe swerdys and dressed their shyldis [...].