Geese so finished for market bring a special price and allow a good profit to the raiser for the time which he has put into them.
raiser pressed ahead, to meditate by himself, as was his wont.
When the animals become tame enough, the raiser should provide dens similar to those used in their wild state.
However the raiser of the devil was imprisoned for the spiritual offence.
He was a raiser of pigs and lived at Cacheville-la-Goupil, in the district of Criquetot.
The best the raiser can hope for is to escape before the crime is discovered.
No doubt the raiser of skunks had made such arrangements as were possible, so that his pets might exist while he was away.
Another way of amusin him, is to give him a raiser, and let him play learn to shave.
But, far above, I see the raiser of the dead girl and the widow's son,—and God is good!
The Pomological Committee of Tournai after testing it in 1882 and 1883 unanimously awarded its raiser a bronze medal.
c.1200, "cause a rising of; lift upright, set upright; build, construct," from a Scandinavian source, e.g. Old Norse reisa "to raise," from Proto-Germanic *raizjan (cf. Gothic ur-raisjan, Old English ræran "to rear;" see rear (v.)), causative of root *ris- "to rise" (see rise (v.)). At first sharing many senses with native rear (v.).
Meaning "make higher" is from c.1300 in the physical sense, as is that of "restore to life." Of the voice, from late 14c. Meaning "increase the amount of" is from c.1500; from 1530s of prices, etc. Meaning "to bring up" (a question, etc.) is from 1640s. Card-playing sense is from 1821. Meaning "promote the growth of" (plants, etc.) is from 1660s; sense of "foster, rear, bring up" (of children) is from 1744. Meaning "to elevate" (the consciousness) is from 1970. Related: Raised; raising.
Pickering (1816) has a long passage on the use of raise and grow in reference to crops. He writes that in the U.S. raise is used of persons, in the sense "brought up," but it is "never thus used in the Northern States. Bartlett  adds that it "is applied in the Southern States to the breeding of negroes. It is sometimes heard at the North among the illiterate; as 'I was raised in Connecticut,' meaning brought up there."
"act of raising or lifting," 1530s, from raise (v.). Meaning "an increase in amount or value" is from 1728. Meaning "increase in salary or wages" is from 1898, chiefly American English (British preferring rise). Earliest attested use (c.1500) is in obsolete sense of "a levy."