Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To shut in; to support; to inclose; to fasten.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A variant of spar.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • But come, boys, let uz take a dhrop o 'the bottle o' sper'ts we got out o 'the brig.

    Stories of Comedy

  • I neber seed one fer sho, but I'se had strange 'sper'ences o' nights, en dar's dem w'at sez dey has seen de sperets ob de 'parted.

    Miss Lou

  • -- you must take a dhrop before you go; besides the dogs outside the place would ate you onless there was some one they knew along wid you: and sure, if a dog bit you, you couldn't dhrink wather afther, let alone a dhrop o 'beer, or a thrifle o' sper'ts: isn't that thrue,

    Handy Andy, Volume One A Tale of Irish Life, in Two Volumes

  • "Oh, I'm not stoppin '," said Larry; "I was sayin 'that it was a bad wild night, and Jimmy Barlow's appearance came into the house and asked them for a glass o' sper'ts, and that he'd be obleeged to them if they'd help him with his horse that slipped his shouldher; and, 'faith, afther

    Handy Andy, Volume 2 — a Tale of Irish Life

  • It began in the early 2000s when the Swede J.sper Parnevik allowed himself to be attired by J. Lindeberg.

    White Belts and Shoes Surge Back

  • November 18, 2008 at 5:39 am r wii gonna haf tew sper… seppera… maek u tew goe inna differn cornrs?

    Hold it… - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Is this how he would run the Country, on sper of the moment decisions,or could we awake to find that the entire Country have been lost on a gamble?

    Running for cover

  • PS - Sper ca toată lumea care il stiam in liceu citeşte acest lucru, şi sper

    ideonexus.com »2004» November

  • PRETTY perverted guy must have though of this, i can see wat he means by sper as the mouse kinda looks like one, but, come on!

    Sperm Mouse | Engrish.com

  • [292] _Revista sper. di Freniatria_, 1894 (vol. xx: p. 458).

    All About Coffee

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