Upright

Up"right`

, n. 1. Something standing upright, as a piece of timber in a building. See Illust. of Frame.
[1913 Webster]

2. (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.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. (Football) the vertical part of a goalpost, especially the part above the horizontal bar; as, a field goal directly between the uprights.
[PJC]

 

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