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pystyssä oleva, pystyssä
1789, (w), ''The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire'', volume 6, chapter 64.
- Among the Greek colonies and churches of Asia, Philadelphia is still erect — a column in a scene of ruins.
Having an erect penis
Bold; confident; free from depression; undismayed.
1827, (w), ''Christian Year|The Christian Year''
- But who is he, by years / Bowed, but erect in heart?
Directed upward; raised; uplifted.
- vigilant and erect attention of mind
Elevated, as the tips of wings, heads of serpents, etc.
To put up by the fitting together of materials or parts.
To cause to stand up or out.
To raise and place in an upright or perpendicular position; to set upright; to raise.
To spin up and align to vertical.
To lift up; to elevate; to exalt; to magnify.
- that didst his state above his hopes erect
(RQ:Dryden Fable), Preface
- I, who am a party, am not to erect myself into a judge.
To animate; to encourage; to cheer.
- It raiseth the dropping spirit, erecting it to a loving complaisance.
1971, (w), ''Religion and the Decline of Magic'', Folio Society 2012, p. 332:
- In 1581 Parliament made it a statutory felony to erect figures, cast nativities, or calculate by prophecy how long the Queen would live or who would succeed her.
To set up as an assertion or consequence from premises, etc.
(RQ:Browne Pseudodoxia Epidemic)
- from fallacious foundations, and misapprehended mediums, erecting conclusions no way inferrible from their premises
- Malebranche erects this proposition.
To set up or establish; to found; to form; to institute.
- to erect a new commonwealth
1812, Arthur Collins & Sir Egerton Brydges, ''Peerage of England'', F.C. and J. Rivington et al, page 330:
- In 1686, he was appointed one of the Commissioners in the new ecclesiastical commission erected by King James, and was proud of that honour.