Definitions

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  • n. A rising, as from a seat, a bed, or the ground, or from below the horizon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3d sing. pres. of arise, for ariseth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A rising, as from a seat, a bed, or the ground, or from below the horizon: as, “at the sonne ariste,” Chaucer, Astrolabe.
  • n. A shortened form of ariseth.

Etymologies

From Middle English, from Old English ǣrist ("arising, rising up, resurrection, awakening"), from Proto-Germanic *uzristiz (“a rising up”), from Proto-Germanic *uzrīsanan (“to rise up”), from Proto-Germanic *uz- (“out”) + Proto-Germanic *rīsanan (“to rise”). Cognate with Gothic  (urrists, "a rising up"). More at arise. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This time, arist Joy Kolitsky takes a hearty swing at the vintage Marvel "What If ..." issue in which Conan goes toe-to-toe with Wolverine himself!

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  • They were created by Romanian arist Alex Dragulescu using actual code provided by MessageLabs from each of the viruses.

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  • "He's a real fine gentleman, a proper arist-o-crat!" says Cook, pleased to be approved for once.

    THE NUMBERS

  • That is true Andry's, but all those things you mentioned are so because her husband was a master recording arist.

    Imitation of life

  • For all we know, all this arist got right was the hooked nose.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • Last night I went out to dinner with 3 people: Rachel, who works for a production company while working towards starting her own; Peggy, who is an editor for film and TV, and Chris, who is a previs arist on major motion pictures previsualization is the 3-D, computer-animated souped-up counterpart to storyboarding.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • Velasquez owed much to him, and, in modern days, Sargent attributes his skill as an arist to a profound study of El Greco's works.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • I've had the pleasure of seeing her many times, and the displeasure of seeing my then married Dad accompanying his "girlfriend" to a concert of this arist with his next wife.

    A Day In the Life

  • I wouldn't care to predict what she'll decide to do at her performances here -- where she's supported by violist Kinor Jacobi, video arist Kathy von Koerber, and two members of Balkan Beat Box, drummer and programmer Tamir Muskat and bassist-guitarist Itamar Ziegler -- but I plan on being there to find out.

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  • The younger Hilfiger, an aspiring hip-hop arist who's worked with the likes of the

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