The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Upright \Up"right`\, n.
1. Something standing upright, as a piece of timber in a
building. See Illust. of Frame.
2. (Basketwork) A tool made from a flat strip of steel with
chisel edges at both ends, bent into horseshoe, the
opening between the cutting edges being adjustable, used
for reducing splits to skeins. Called in full upright
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
3. (Football) the vertical part of a goalpost, especially the
part above the horizontal bar; as, a field goal directly
between the uprights.