Definition of upsitting

  1. 1a archaic :  the first time a woman sits up to receive company after having a baby b obsolete :  the first time one sits up after an illness

  2. 2 chiefly Africa :  the act of sitting up at night in courtship

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Origin and Etymology of upsitting

2up + sitting, gerund of sit (after sit up, verb)

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