Stir-up Sunday

noun

British
: the last Sunday before Advent

Word History

Etymology

so called from the first words of the Anglican collect for the day, "Stir up, we beseech thee, O Lord, the wills of thy faithful people"

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“Stir-up Sunday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stir-up%20Sunday. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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