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Land up   /lænd əp/   Listen
Land up

verb
1.
Block with earth, as after a landslide.  Synonym: earth up.
2.
Finally be or do something.  Synonyms: end up, fetch up, finish, finish up, wind up.  "He wound up being unemployed and living at home again"






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"Land up" Quotes from Famous Books



... and nodded his head at the Doctor. "You fellows think I'm a cream-puff reformer. I'm not. Now, then—I've talked it over with our board—we are going to invest that money in land up and down the Valley—put the women and children and old men on it—in tents—during the growing season, and cultivate that land in three-acre tracts intensively. Our Belgian glassblowers and smelter men have sent for their gardeners ...
— In the Heart of a Fool • William Allen White



Words linked to "Land up" :   obstruct, obturate, occlude, act, block, impede, move, jam, close up



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