bestir [-s] v

OE; see stir, v.

  1. Unfold; extend; stretch out for flight; [fig.] lift up in prayer.
  2. Rouse; awake; emerge from a dormant state; break out of a cocoon; move about with new life.
  3. Alter; crack; shatter; disturb; interrupt.
  4. Activate; arouse; energize; get up; move out of lazy mode; (see 2 Samuel 5:24).