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air-stirring
[.] A'IR-STIRRING, a. Putting the air in motion.

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bestir
[.] BESTIR', v.t. bestur' [be and stir.] To put into brisk or vigorous action; to move with life and vigor; usually with the reciprocal pronoun; as, rise and bestir yourselves.

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bestirred
[.] BESTIR'RED, pp. Roused into vigorous action; quickened in action.

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bestirring
[.] BESTIR'RING,ppr. Moving briskly; putting into vigorous action.

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stir
[.] STIR, v.t. stur. [G., to stir, to disturb.] [.] 1. To move; to change place in any manner. [.] [.] My foot I had never yet in five days been able to stir. [.] 2. To agitate; to bring into debate. [.] [.] Stir on the questions of jurisdiction. [.] 3. To incite ...

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stiriated
[.] STIRIATED, a. [L., an icicle.] Adorned with pendants like icicles.

52388

stirious
[.] STIRIOUS, a. [supra.] Resembling icicles. [Not much used.]

52389

stirk
[.] STIRK, n. A young ox or heifer. [Local.]

52390

stirp
[.] STIRP, n. sturp. [L.] Stock; race; family. [Not English.]

52391

stirred
[.] STIRRED, pp. Moved; agitated; put in action.

52392

stirrer
[.] STIRRER, n. [.] 1. One who is in motion. [.] 2. One who puts in motion. [.] 3. A riser in the morning. [.] 4. An inciter or exciter; an instigator. [.] 5. A stirrer up, an exciter; an instigator.

52393

stirring
[.] STIRRING, ppr. Moving; agitating; putting in motion. [.] STIRRING, n. [supra.] The act of moving or putting in motion.

52394

stirrup
[.] STIRRUP, n. sturup. [G., step-bow or mounting-bow. The first stirrups appear to have been ropes.] A kind of ring or bending piece of metal, horizontal on one side for receiving the foot of the rider, and attached to a strap which is fastened to the saddle; used to assist ...

52395

stirrup-lether
[.] STIRRUP-LETHER, n. A strap that supports a stirrup.

59716

unstirred
[.] UNSTIRRED, a. unstur'red. Not stirred; not agitated.

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IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

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He believes himself a man of importance.

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O'VAL, a. [L. ovum, an egg.]

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2. Pertaining to eggs; done in the egg; as oval conceptions.

O'VAL, n. A body or figure in the shape of an egg.

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