upstartle

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

up- +‎ startle

VerbEdit

upstartle (third-person singular simple present upstartles, present participle upstartling, simple past and past participle upstartled)

  1. (transitive, archaic) To cause to rise up in startlement.

ReferencesEdit

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