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Definition of Upright
Upright Up"right`, a. (Golf)
Designating a club in which the head is approximately at a
right angle with the shaft.
UprightUpright Up"right`, n. (Basketwork)
A tool made from a flat strip of steel with chisel edges at
both ends, bent into horseshoe, the opening between the
cutting edges being adjustable, used for reducing splits to
skeins. Called in full upright shave. UprightUpright Up"right`, a. [AS. upright, uppriht. See Up, and
1. In an erect position or posture; perpendicular; vertical,
or nearly vertical; pointing upward; as, an upright tree.
With chattering teeth, and bristling hair upright.
All have their ears upright. --Spenser.
2. Morally erect; having rectitude; honest; just; as, a man
upright in all his ways.
And that man [Job] was perfect and upright. --Job i.
3. Conformable to moral rectitude.
Conscience rewards upright conduct with pleasure.
--J. M. Mason.
4. Stretched out face upward; flat on the back. [Obs.] `` He
lay upright.' --Chaucer.
Upright drill (Mach.), a drilling machine having the
Note: This word and its derivatives are usually pronounced in
prose with the accent on the first syllable. But they
are frequently pronounced with the accent on the second
in poetry, and the accent on either syllable is
admissible. UprightUpright Up"right`, n.
Something standing upright, as a piece of timber in a
building. See Illust. of Frame.
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