Ali and Mohammed rested on thin mats in a carpeted room on one of the upper floors, with several other patients.
The crucial battlegrounds are almost all in the upper Midwest: Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Ohio, and, due east, Pennsylvania.
The royal family - along with the British upper classes - have practised circumcision for hundreds of years.
It would be lethal for us all simply to watch this match play out from our seats in the upper deck.
As for the cable anchors, their faces are the upper body equivalent of a failed sphincter nerve.
I will see if I cannot get into one of the upper rooms that looks towards the yard.
At that moment there was an uproar from the upper part of the hotel.
The upper and lower edges must be treated as all other colored edges.
The chief stock was settled at Liberton, in the upper part of Clydesdale.
On the under side the fore wings are marked as on the upper side.
c.1300, originally comparative of up. Cf. Middle Dutch upper, Dutch opper, Low German upper, Norwegian yppare. Noun meaning "part of a shoe above the sole" is recorded from 1789; sense of "stimulant drug" is from 1968. Upper crust is attested from mid-15c. in reference to the top crust of a loaf of bread, 1836 in reference to society. The pugilistic uppercut is first recorded 1842. Upper hand "advantage" is late 15c., probably from wrestling. Upperclassman is recorded from 1871. Upper middle class (adj.) is first recorded 1872.
Being a later or more recent division of the geological or archaeological period named. Compare lower.