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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sit Up (for anyone) (To).
 
To await the return of a person after the usual hour of bed-time.   1
        “His own maid would sit up for him.”—George Eliot.
 


 Sit Under … (To).Sit Upon (To). 

 
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