Origin of stirrer
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This device had a stirrer in the cover to be rotated by hand.All About Coffee
William H. Ukers
The stirrer may be raised or lowered so as to touch any part of the cask.
When the mastic is sufficiently fluid it will drop freely from the stirrer, and jets of light smoke are observed to issue from it.
He is an enemy to peace--a stirrer up of sedition and conspiracy!The Lost Treasure of Trevlyn
This combination gives opposite rotation to the faces and stirrer arms and at different speeds.
- a person or thing that stirs
- informal a person who deliberately causes trouble
- Australian and NZ informal a political activist or agitator
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