Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Uprising.
  • noun The resurrection.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • imp. of uprise. Uprose.
  • noun obsolete Uprising.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete Uprising.
  • noun obsolete, religious The resurrection.

Etymologies

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From Middle English uprist, opriste, from Old English *ūprist ("uprising"), from Proto-Germanic *ūp (“up”) + Proto-Germanic *ristiz (“ascension, rise”), equivalent to up- +‎ rist (“a rising”). Compare Old English ǣrist ("rising, rising up, resurrection, awakening"), Old High German urrist ("resurrection"), Gothic 𐌿𐍂𐍂𐌹𐍃𐍄𐍃 (urrists, "resurrection").

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