|(adverb) to undertake (something or doing something); commence or begin|
Begin, as in He started in serving, without taking any practice. [Late 1800s] Also see start out.
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|