Upwaft

Up*waft"

(?), v. t. To waft upward. Cowper.
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Up"ward

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Up"wards

(?), } adv. [AS. upweardes. See Up-, and -wards.]
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1. In a direction from lower to higher; toward a higher place; in a course toward the source or origin; -- opposed to downward; as, to tend or roll upward. I. Watts.
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Looking inward, we are stricken dumb; looking upward, we speak and prevail.
Hooker.
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2. In the upper parts; above.
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Dagon his name, sea monster, upward man,
And down ward fish.
Milton.
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3. Yet more; indefinitely more; above; over.
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From twenty years old and upward.
Num. i. 3.
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Upward of, or Upwards of, more than; above.
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I have been your wife in this obedience
Upward of twenty years.
Shak.
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