Definitions

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  • v. To pile or heap up; accumulate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To pile or heap up; accumulate.

Etymologies

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From Middle English uphepen, equivalent to up- +‎ heap.

Examples

  • He saw what had happened -- he saw that hunched-upheap inside.

    After Death -- What

  • Now this Darwaysh was a Moorman from Inner Marocco and he was a magician who could upheap by his magic hill upon hill, and he was also an adept in astrology.

    Arabian nights. English

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