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Uproar

is not compounded of up and roar, but is the German auf-ruhren (to stir up).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Up a Tree
Up the Spout
Up to Snuff
Up to the Hub
Up to the Mark
Up-turning of his Glass
Upas-tree or Poison-tree of Macassar
Upper Crust
Upper Storey
Upper Ten Thousand or The Upper Ten
Uproar
Upsee-Dutch
Upset Price
Urbi et Orbi [To Rome and the rest of the world]
Urd [The Past]
Urda or Urdan Fount (The)
Urda, Verdandi, and Skulda
Urgan
Urganda la Desconecida
Urgel
Uriah