Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RAISINGS

After five raisings the revolver was mine and the cartridges too.

No more huskings or quiltings, or apple cuts, or raisings or "bees" of any sort.

We had "raisings" in those days, when a new building was put up.

With her raisings, what does she probably like the best in the world?

These are the operations gone through for the two raisings of worms on the second and third day of the hatching.

Both were framers, both famous captains, and more than once had they led the opposing forces at raisings.

We here consider only the raisings which restored to the virtually dead their interrupted mortal life.

In the work of these raisings the highest as well as the humblest citizens took part.

But then, of course, that's due to the ignorance of their raisings and probably they is not to blame so much after all.