Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To move; stir; wince; flounce.
  • To make a noise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb obsolete To stir; to wince.

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  • To stir; to wince

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    August 21, 2008

  • Stirre not, quinch not, make no noyse: for if thou dost it will be worse for thee.

    - Thomas Nashe, The Unfortunate Traveller, 1594

    April 14, 2010