bend up the splints at right angles to the base for sides, thus making corners.
bend up the body wire to one of the leg wires, and, leaving out the other, give these two a couple of turns.
Use a wire about two feet long, put the ends through the holes and bend up.
Having cut out the six triangles, bend up on lines scored, bring the sides together, and use triangle 3-2-5 as a lap for pasting.
Others are poor, weak things, who bend up and lose their heads as soon as they are used.
Place the copper on the silver and bend up the prongs at right angles to the silver plate.
Then curl or bend up the slips or fingers; or twist and twirl them so as to look like bunches of ribbons.
bend up the four oblong sides and fold each flap over inside the box and paste.
bend up the points at each end for head and footboards, and there is your bed.
The citadel of Antwerp was in sight at a bend up the river, and they were curious to know its antecedents.
Old English bendan "to bend a bow; confine with a string, fetter," causative of bindan "to bind," from Proto-Germanic base *band- "string, band" (cf. Old Norse benda "to join, strain, strive, bend"), from PIE root *bhendh- "to bind" (cf. Gothic bindan, Old High German bintan, Sanskrit badhnati "binds," Lithuanian bendras "partner;" Old Persian bandaka- "subject").
Modern sense (early 14c.) is via notion of bending a bow to string it. Cognate with band, bind, and bond. Related: Bended; bent; bending.
"a bending or curving," 1590s; "thing of bent shape," c.1600, from bend (v.). Earlier "act of drawing a bow" (mid-15c.). The bends "decompression pain" first attested 1894.
"broad diagonal band in a coat-of-arms, etc.," c.1400, from earlier sense of "thin, flat strap for wrapping round," from Old English bend "fetter, shackle, chain," from PIE *bhendh- (see bend (v.)).
v. bent (běnt), bend·ing, bends
To incline the body; stoop.