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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.


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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.


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