• Collection or gathering, especially of money.
  • Recruitment.
  • The operation of embossing sheet metal, or of forming it into cup-shaped or hollow articles, by hammering, stamping, or spinning.
  • Nurturing; cultivation; providing sustenance and protection for a living thing from conception to maturity
  • (US) The operation or work of setting up the frame of a building.

    "to help at a raising"

  • Elevation.


  • present participle of raise

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