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[self-rahy-zing] /ˈsɛlfˈraɪ zɪŋ/
adjective, Cookery.
rising without the addition of leaven:
self-rising pancake flour.
Origin of self-rising
An Americanism dating back to 1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Many a batch of flap jacks have I stirred up in that old coffee pot, paying the sutler 25 cents a pound for self-rising flour.

    Drum Taps in Dixie Delavan S. Miller
  • Boston Brown Bread Flour is self-rising, on the principle of the flapjack flour.

    Camp and Trail Stewart Edward White

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