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 Stip’ulate (3 syl.).Stirrup (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
“Stir Up” Sunday.
 
The last Sunday in Trinity. So called from the first two words of the collect. It announces to schoolboys the near approach of the Christmas holidays.   1
 


 Stip’ulate (3 syl.).Stirrup (A). 

 
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