Upsitting Up"sit`ting, n. A sitting up of a woman after her confinement, to receive and entertain her friends. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

To invite your lady's upsitting. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

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  • upsitting — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: up (II) + sitting, gerund of sit (after sit up, v.) 1. a. archaic : the first time a woman sits up to receive company after having a baby …   Useful english dictionary

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