To run up

To thrust up, as anything long and slender.
- Addison.
To increase; to enlarge by additions, as an account
To erect hastily, as a building

See also: Run, Run, Run

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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