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 for Reared
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rear \Rear\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reared (r[=e]rd); p. pr. &
     vb. n. Rearing.] [AS. r[=ae]ran to raise, rear, elevate,
     for r[=ae]san, causative of r[imac]san to rise. See Rise,
     and cf. Raise.]
     1. To raise; to lift up; to cause to rise, become erect,
        etc.; to elevate; as, to rear a monolith.
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              In adoration at his feet I fell
              Submiss; he reared me.                --Milton.
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              It reareth our hearts from vain thoughts. --Barrow.
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              Mine [shall be] the first hand to rear her banner.
                                                    --Ld. Lytton.
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     2. To erect by building; to set up; to construct; as, to rear
        defenses or houses; to rear one government on the ruins of
        another.
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              One reared a font of stone.           --Tennyson.
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     3. To lift and take up. [Obs. or R.]
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              And having her from Trompart lightly reared,
              Upon his courser set the lovely load. --Spenser.
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     4. To bring up to maturity, as young; to educate; to
        instruct; to foster; as, to rear offspring.
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              He wants a father to protect his youth,
              And rear him up to virtue.            --Southern.
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     5. To breed and raise; as, to rear cattle.
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     6. To rouse; to stir up. [Obs.]
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              And seeks the tusky boar to rear.     --Dryden.
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     Syn: To lift; elevate; erect; raise; build; establish. See
          the Note under Raise, 3
        (c) .
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