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- v. To thrust in up to the hilt; as, to uphilt one's sword into an enemy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To thrust in up to the hilt.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To plunge in up to the hilt.
He handed me his pistol, saying, "Captain Maury, I've always uphilt ye fer a gintleman, if ye are a Southern man, and I'll do just as ye bid me," and turning he went to the guard tent and lay down.
"I knew it myself, but I didn't 'low you was to blame,' less you uphilt him in it."