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[uhp-wel] /ʌpˈwɛl/
verb (used without object)
to well up, as water from a spring.
Origin of upwell
First recorded in 1880-85; up- + well2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • But at upwell, though it was quite as hot, it was not by any means so beautiful.

  • Miss upwell had her own share of inquisitiveness, and a little of someone else's.

    A Likely Story William De Morgan
  • “There are lots of poor people in upwell, though,” said Philippa.

  • If she had seen the name upwell, on the next line, she wouldn't have cut it.

    A Likely Story William De Morgan
  • There were so many dogs in upwell, dogs like Snip and Snap who delighted in chasing cats.

  • I have been told that about the year 1827, a breed of solid-footed swine existed at or near upwell.

  • That of upwell has an elaborate turret for the Sanctus bell.

  • Start walking and keep it upwell be behind you and it wont be healthy if we catch up.

    Sudden Jim Clarence Budington Kelland

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