13 Things Often Raised
"Raise" is an interesting word with many meanings. Dictionary.com's Unabridged gives it 33 different meanings as a verb, and several more as a noun! It's a versatile word that appears in many figures of speech and familiar expressions, such as "raising a racket." The word came to the English language from Old Norse, the language of the Vikings.
Here are 13 things we often speak of raising. I'm sure that you can think of many more.