Origin of upwell

First recorded in 1880–85; up- + well2
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Historical Examples of upwell

  • But at Upwell, though it was quite as hot, it was not by any means so beautiful.

  • “There are lots of poor people in Upwell, though,” said Philippa.

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

    A Likely Story

    William De Morgan

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

    A Likely Story

    William De Morgan

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