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  • v. Simple past of send up.
  • v. Past participle of send up


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  • SOPHIE came at seven to dress me: she was very long indeed in accomplishing her task; so long that Mr. Rochester, grown, I suppose, impatient of my delay, sent up to ask why I did not come.

    Jane Eyre: an autobiography, Vol. II.

  • The hotel sent up some sorry replacements: white satin couches and chairs and two large round mirror-topped coffee tables.

    Barbara Bush

  • Troops could march around the long break, but for an indefinite period all supplies sent up the Petersburg and Weldon had to be unloaded south of the Nottoway, hauled by wagon to Stony Creek, and reloaded there—an added burden on overworked quartermasters.26


  • "Madam, Mrs. Harden says she has sent up the usual quantity."

    Jane Eyre: an autobiography, Vol. I.

  • “Mommy, you never called Mama Arlene to get my things sent up here.”


  • It sent up a host of question marks about the as-yet-undiscovered complexities of her psychological makeup.

    All The Available Light

  • Having been disappointed in our view of sending an exploring party up the Red river the last year, they were sent up the Washita, as far as the hot springs, under the direction of Mr. Dunbar.


  • Newton one of your Justices and you have not so much as sent up the oath you took before him my son is not at home but I have thought the shortest way for you would be for your M [ast] er to give bond for payment of the Duty over again and leave you to releive your self by a Certificate from your

    Letter from Robert Carter to Samuel Smith, January 22, 1728

  • College, Oxford, and the English colleges at Reims and Rome; ordained by Bishop Goldwell of St. Asaph in October, 1583; all were sent up to

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • As a result, on a hot night like this one, the ditch sent up a stench that drifted, miasmalike, over all of Five Points.

    City of Glory


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