Definition of Raisings

1. Noun. (plural of raising) ¹



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Definition of Raisings

1. raising [n] - See also: raising

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Raisings

raiser
raisers
raises
raiseth
raisin
raisin-nut cookie
raisin bran
raisin bread
raisin cookie
raisin moth
raisinate
raising
raising agent
raising agents
raising hell
raisings (current term)
raisinless
raisinlike
raisins
raisiny
raison d'etre
raison d'être
raison d'êtres
raisonne
raisons d'etre
rait
raita
raitas
raite
raited

Literary usage of Raisings

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1. Recollections of Life in Ohio: From 1813-1840 by William Cooper Howells (1895)
"... Occasions—Dancing Sinful — Substitutes for it—raisings—How the Cabins were Built—Mutual Help—Jolly Gatherings—Corn ..."

2. The Puritan Republic of the Massachusetts Bay in New England by Daniel Wait Howe (1899)
"The men found diversion in hunting parties for exterminating wolves and bears, in house raisings, and in the excitement of elections and muster days. ..."

3. Centennial History of Missouri: (the Center State) One Hundred Years in the by Walter Barlow Stevens (1921)
"... Little Pigeon— Benton's Debt to Home Influence—Social Customs of the Newcomers—House raisings and Corn ..."

4. The Life and Times of Joseph Gould: Struggles of the Early Canadian Settlers by W. H. Higgins (1887)
"Mode of clearing the land—Wasteful burning of valuable timber—Crops—Mode of harvesting— "raisings" and "logging-bees"—"Exchanging work" — "Tooting the horn ..."

5. History of Hancock County [Ohio] from Its Earliest Settlement to the Present by Daniel Barna Beardsley (1881)
"... raisings — GRAIN THRESHING AND CLEANING. F? VERY pioneer was of necessity a hunter. Not that he JJ/ followed the business for amusement alone, ..."

6. "New Views on Ireland" , Or Irish Land: Grievances, Remedies by Charles Russell Russell of Killowen (1880)
"... by Contractor for Debt—Rent raisings— Wretched state of Mr. Morrogh Bernard's Tenants at Roads- Excessive Rents—Norah Golden's Story as told by herself. ..."

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