- (of a charge) represented palewise: a sword erect.
- (of an animal or part of an animal) represented upright: a boar's head erect.
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Exactly one month after the first straw goat was erected in Gävle, it was mysteriously burned to a crisp.
Other buildings have since been erected and then torn down or sold.Inside New York’s Scandal-Hit Seminary and Other ‘Open House’ Treats|Lizzie Crocker|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The prohibition was erected for good reason: to prevent the religious wars that wracked Europe in the previous century.The Tea Party Isn’t a Political Movement, It’s a Religious One|Jack Schwartz|July 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
BrightSource has erected 7,644 mirrors in a circle surrounding a 327-foot tower filled with water.
It was once described as “the most reviled public statue ever erected” in the U.S.
In 1826 a building was erected for the school by the society, which has borne the name of Divinity Hall.Unitarianism in America|George Willis Cooke
Both these mills were to be erected on the open spot of ground formerly used as a parade by the marine battalion.
Opinions as to the purposes for which the Nuraghe were erected are as various as those regarding their origin.Rambles in the Islands of Corsica and Sardinia|Thomas Forester
There are many persons who confound this with the third theatre, erected by Douglas.Foot-prints of a letter carrier|James Rees
Your aspiring edifice shall never be erected in this State, sir.The Politician Out-Witted|Samuel Low