up sticks

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Definition of up sticks

British, informal
: to pack up one's belongings and move to a different place They upped sticks and left for London.

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“Up sticks.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/up%20sticks. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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