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Definition of "high-raised" [high•-raised]

  • Elevated; raised aloft; upreared. (adjective)
  • Elated with great ideas or hopes. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "high-raised" in a sentence
  • "What notes, what high-raised strains shall tell my joy?"
  • "Admiral Porter, Incidents of the Civil War, p.204Via a Wordorigins thread about the phrase "I have seen the elephant," interesting in its own right—it's apparently a southwestern expression meaning either 'to see it all, to experience it all' or 'to undergo any disappointment of high-raised expectations,' depending on who you believe."
  • "Stoutly stood with his shield high-raised the warrior king, as the worm now coiled together amain: the mailed-one waited."
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