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noun 
  1. The act or result of stirring; agitation; tumult; bustle; noise or various movements.
Why all these words, this clamor, and this stir? "Denham.
Consider, after so much stir about genus and species, how few words we have yet settled definitions of. "Locke.
  1. Public disturbance or commotion; tumultuous disorder; seditious uproar.
Being advertised of some stirs raised by his unnatural sons in England. "Sir J.Davies.
  1. Agitation of thoughts; conflicting passions.
Etymology: Old English styrian


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