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The board a has for its base a heavy block of wood b, upon which two upright pins e e, are fixed.
Scarcely taking time to look the motor-cycles over, they pulled them upright and got into the saddles.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
She was crying like a Magdalen, but she never made a sound, and stood as upright as a post.
THE DUCHESSE DE LANGEAISHONORE DE BALZAC
Each log or upright beam of the beacon was to be fixed to the rock by two strong and massive bats or stanchions of iron.
RECORDS OF A FAMILY OF ENGINEERSROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Davis was shot through the body, and suffering dreadfully, able to move only in an upright posture.
Nooses were dropped over the upright ends of the logs at the foot of the jam, and the whole gang was set to pull on them.
They build a substantial nest of reeds and rushes woven about the upright canes, close to the surface of the water.
THE BIRD BOOKCHESTER A. REED
At the same moment a man sprang to an upright position in the midst of the cattle, and gave a cry of surprise.
TED STRONG IN MONTANAEDWARD C. TAYLOR
With the aid of a couple of upright poles I stretched a grey blanket across the raft so as to make a complete partition.
Gable, the upright triangular piece of masonry or woodwork at the end of a roof.

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