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Sense: 1-2
Date: 1300-1400
Origin: STIR1
Sense: 3
Date: 1800-1900
Origin: Perhaps from Romany stariben, sturraben 'prison'

stir

2 noun
     
stir2
1 [countable usually singular] a feeling of excitement or annoyance
create/cause a stir
Plans for the motorway caused quite a stir among locals.
2 [countable usually singular] an act of stirring something:
Give that pan a stir, will you?
3 [uncountable and countable] American English old-fashioned informal a prison

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