up (adv.) Old form(s): vp
up in arms, in rebellion, in revolt
1H4 III.ii.120[King Henry to Prince Hal] Percy, Northumberland ... / Capitulate against us and are up
2H4 I.i.189[Morton to Northumberland] The gentle Archbishop of York is up / With well-appointed powers
2H6 III.i.283[Post to all] from Ireland am I come amain, / To signify that rebels there are up
2H6 IV.ii.167[Stafford to Herald] Proclaim them traitors that are up with Cade
2H6 IV.ii.2[Bevis to Holland, of the rebels] they have been up these two days
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