To be upsides with, to be even with. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] Sir W. Scott. T. Hughes.Upside down. [Perhaps a corruption of OE. up so down, literally, up as down.] With the upper part undermost; hence, in confusion; in complete disorder; topsy-turvy. Shak.

These that have turned the world upside down are come hither also.
Acts xvii. 6.

(Up"si*down`) adv. See Upsodown. [Obs. or Colloq.] Spenser.

(Up"sit`ting) n. A sitting up of a woman after her confinement, to receive and entertain her friends. [Obs.]

To invite your lady's upsitting.
Beau. & Fl.

(Up*skip`) n. An upstart. [Obs.] Latimer.

(Up*snatch") v. t. To snatch up. [R.]

(Up*soar") v. i. To soar or mount up. Pope.

(Up"so*down`) adv. [Up + so as + down.] Upside down. [Obs. or Colloq.] Wyclif.

In man's sin is every manner order or ordinance turned upsodown.

(Up*spear") v. i. To grow or shoot up like a spear; as, upspearing grass. [R.] Cowper.

(Up*spring") v. i. To spring up. Tennyson.

(Up"spring`) n.

1. An upstart. [Obs.] "The swaggering upspring." Shak.

(Up*set"), v. i. To become upset.

(Up"set`) a. Set up; fixed; determined; — used chiefly or only in the phrase upset price; that is, the price fixed upon as the minimum for property offered in a public sale, or, in an auction, the price at which property is set up or started by the auctioneer, and the lowest price at which it will be sold.

After a solemn pause, Mr. Glossin offered the upset price for the lands and barony of Ellangowan.
Sir W. Scott.

(Up"set`), n. The act of upsetting, or the state of being upset; an overturn; as, the wagon had an upset.

(Up*set"ting) a. Conceited; assuming; as, an upsetting fellow. [Scot.] Jamieson.

(Up*shoot") v. i. To shoot upward. "Trees upshooting high." Spenser.

(Up"shot`) n. [Up + shot, equivalent to scot share, reckoning. Cf. the phrase to cast up an account.] Final issue; conclusion; the sum and substance; the end; the result; the consummation.

I can not pursue with any safety this sport to the upshot.

We account it frailty that threescore years and ten make the upshot of man's pleasurable existence.
De Quincey.

(Up"side`) n. The upper side; the part that is uppermost.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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