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