Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Elevated; of land, upland.

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Examples

  • Last year I found the nest of one in an uplying beech-wood, in a low bush near the roadside, where cows passed and browsed daily.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 104, June, 1866

  • Lena's heavy face drew into anxious, grotesque wrinkles at this kind of talk, and he visited the uplying pasture more and more frequently.

    Hillsboro People

  • Our course at first lies along the highway under great chestnut-trees whose nuts are just dropping, then through an orchard and across a little creek, thence gently rising through a long series of cultivated fields toward some high uplying land behind which rises a rugged wooded ridge or mountain, the most sightly point in all this section.

    An Idyl of the Honey-bee

  • When I came out on an uplying heath, the mists were just beginning to roll away from the valley below.

    The Artist

  • In some sections of the country, when there is no spring near the house, the farmer, with much labor and pains, brings one from some uplying field or wood.

    The Writings of John Burroughs — Volume 05: Pepacton

  • Last year I found the nest of one in an uplying beech wood, in a low bush near the roadside, where cows passed and browsed daily.

    In the Catskills Selections from the Writings of John Burroughs

  • Our course at first lies along the highway, under great chestnut-trees whose nuts are just dropping, then through an orchard and across a little creek, thence gently rising through a long series of cultivated fields toward some high, uplying land, behind which rises a rugged wooded ridge or mountain, the most sightly point in all this section.

    Birds and Bees, Sharp Eyes and Other Papers

  • In a meadow on the hills that encompass the city, I found the American dandelion in bloom, and some large red clover, and started up some skylarks as I might start up the field sparrows in our own uplying fields.

    Winter Sunshine

  • Add to this the neat appearance of the farm itself, with its meadows and cornfields waving to the soft sunny breeze of summer, and the reader may admit, that without possessing any striking features of pictorial effect, it would, nevertheless, be difficult to find an uplying farm upon which the eye could rest with greater satisfaction.

    Fardorougha, The Miser The Works of William Carleton, Volume One

  • -- often running late into the night, and sometimes till morning, from ridge to ridge, from peak to peak; now on the mountain, now crossing the valley, now playing about a large slope of uplying pasture fields.

    The Writings of John Burroughs — Volume 05: Pepacton

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