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c1490, ''Of Penance and Confession be master Jhon Yrland''ː
- Liftand (lifting) thy hands and thy eyen to Heaven.
1900, (w), ''The House Behind the Cedars'', Chapter I,
- Their walk had continued not more than ten minutes when they crossed a creek by a wooden bridge and came to a row of mean houses standing flush with the street. At the door of one, an old black woman had stooped to lift a large basket, piled high with laundered clothes.
(quote-journal) (London)|date=7 February 2015|page=G8|passage=Once it snowdrop variety became established, some bulbs were lifted and passed on to be chipped (i.e. cut into small pieces and grown on).
- Kamal is out with twenty men to raise the Border side,And he has lifted the Colonel's mare that is the Colonel's pride.
(RQ:Wodehouse Offing) Does any thought occur to you?” “It most certainly does. I am thinking of your uncle's collection of old silver.” “Me, too.” “It presents a grave temptation to the unhappy young man.” “I don't know that I'd call him unhappy. He probably thoroughly enjoys lifting the stuff.”
To arrest (a person).
2000, Marie Smyth, Marie-Therese Fay, ''Personal Accounts From Northern Ireland's Troubles''
- Maybe the police lifted him and he's in Castlereagh Centre because he'd been lifted three or four times previously and took to Castlereagh. They used to come in and raid the house and take him away.
to cause to move upwards.
To lift weights; to weight-lift.
To try to raise something; to exert the strength for raising or bearing.
- strained by lifting at a weight too heavy
To elevate or improve in rank, condition, etc.; often with ''up''.
- The Roman virtues lift up mortal man.
- being lifted up with pride
To collect, as moneys due; to raise.
1885, Lina Chaworth Musters, ''Book of Hunting Songs and Sport'' (page 144)
- I lifted the hounds (hoping to catch the leading ones there) to the far side of Hallaton Thorns.
''He gave me a lift to the bus station.''
1977, Gãmini Salgãdo, ''The Elizabethan Underworld'', Folio Society 2006, page 32:
- The lift came into the shop dressed like a country gentleman, but was careful not to have a cloak about him, so that the tradesman could see he had no opportunity to conceal any goods about his person.
The lifting of a dance partner into the air.
Permanent construction with a built-in platform that is lifted vertically.
An improvement in mood.
November 17 2012, BBC Sport: ''Arsenal 5-2 Tottenham'' http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/20278355
- The dismissal of a player who left Arsenal for Manchester City before joining Tottenham gave the home players and fans a noticeable lift.
The amount or weight to be lifted.
The space or distance through which anything is lifted.
A rise; a degree of elevation.
One of the steps of a pulley.
1836, (w), ''Witchcraft'', Act 1, p.13
- No, no, Leddy! the sun maun be up in the lift whan I venture to her den.
The non-commercial act of transporting someone in a vehicle: ride
A free ride, a (l).
(nl-verb form of)
(l), mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people between floors in a building; an elevator.