Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Lodging; entertainment for man and beast. Scott.

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Examples

  • Utterly disgraceful it is and myself not much longer up-putting with it am being!

    Wins in Michigan and Ohio - The Panda's Thumb

  • "Mr. Sampson," she cried, "it is the most extraordinary thing in the world wide, that you have free up-putting in this house, -- bed, board, washing, and twelve pounds sterling a year just to look after that boy, -- and here you have let him out of your sight for three hours at a time!"

    Red Cap Tales Stolen from the Treasure Chest of the Wizard of the North

  • We succeeded in realising a much better up-putting, for the same money, in the house of a Mrs. Miles and Mrs. Page, - English people,

    New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • 'We had miserable up-putting,' the diary continues, 'and on both sides of the ferry much anxiety of mind.

    Records of a Family of Engineers

  • Had I remained at my own lap-broad, the profits of my day's work would have been over and above for the maintenance of my family, outside and inside; instead of which, I have been at the expense of a cart-hire and a horse's up-putting, let alone

    The Life of Mansie Wauch tailor in Dalkeith

  • Had I remained at my own lapbroad, the profits of my day's work would have been over and above for the maintenance of my family, outside and inside; instead of which, I have been at the expense of a cart-hire and a horse's up-putting, let alone

    The Life of Mansie Wauch Tailor in Dalkeith, written by himself

  • ‘Mr. Sampson,’ said she, upon his entrance, ‘is it not the most extraordinary thing in this world wide, that you, that have free up-putting — bed, board, and washing — and twelve pounds sterling a year, just to look after that boy, should let him out of your sight for twa or three hours?’

    Guy Mannering

  • 'Mr. Sampson,' said she, upon his entrance, 'is it not the most extraordinary thing in this world wide, that you, that have free up-putting -- bed, board, and washing -- and twelve pounds sterling a year, just to look after that boy, should let him out of your sight for twa or three hours?'

    Guy Mannering, Or, the Astrologer — Complete

  • Today's decorating trends start, quite literally, from the ground up-putting emphasis on carpeting as a room's main focus. or years, wall to wall carpeting was the floor covering of choice in homes across the country.

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  • ‘We had miserable up-putting,’ the diary continues, ‘and on both sides of the ferry much anxiety of mind.

    Records of a Family of Engineers

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