Upset

Definition of Upset

Up`set´
v. t.1.To set up; to put upright.
2.To thicken and shorten, as a heated piece of iron, by hammering on the end.
3.To overturn, overthrow, or overset; as, to upset a carriage; to upset an argument.
4.To disturb the self-possession of; to disorder the nerves of; to make ill; as, the fright upset her.
5.(Basketwork) To turn upwards the outer ends of (stakes) so as to make a foundation for the side of a basket or the like; also, to form (the side) in this manner.
v. i.1.To become upset.
a.1.Set up; fixed; determined; - used chiefly or only in the phrase upset price; that is, the price fixed upon as the minimum for property offered in a public sale, or, in an auction, the price at which property is set up or started by the auctioneer, and the lowest price at which it will be sold.
After a solemn pause, Mr. Glossin offered the upset price for the lands and barony of Ellangowan.
- Sir W. Scott.
n.1.The act of upsetting, or the state of being upset; an overturn; as, the wagon had an upset.

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