Origin of raising
Examples from the Web for self-raising
Historical Examples of self-raising
A good crust is made from self-raising flour, butter, and an egg.
Guthrie was rising in the middle of it like a lump of self-raising dough.Heart of the West
He had been inoculated with the yeast of it, and from that point onward would be self-raising.Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford
George Randolph Chester
The next time, Thad said, they would carry the self-raising kind of flour along, when they would be sure of having light bread.The Boy Scouts' First Camp Fire
Make a nice, but not too rich, crust from vegetable lard and self-raising flour.
mid-14c., "an act of elevating," verbal noun from raise (v.). Specifically in American English, "the erecting of a building," by 1650s.
RAISING. In New England and the Northern States, the operation or work of setting up the frame of a building. [Webster, 1830]