up set

[ verb, adjective uhp-set; noun uhp-set ]SEE DEFINITION OF up set
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UP SET

The young woman flushed, and cast down the bow, and as Arthur Wynne bent to pick it up set her foot on it.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "to set up, fix," from up + set (v.). Cf. Middle Dutch opsetten, German aufsetzen. Modern sense of "overturn, capsize" (1803) is that of obsolete overset. Meaning "to throw into mental discomposure" is from 1805. The noun sense of "overturning of a vehicle or boat" is recorded from 1804.

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