Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as sparage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Asperagus.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Obsolete form of asparagus.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Their convenient resemblance to asparagus as in Cotgrave’s “sperage beans” gave cooks an idea how to prepare them.

    Savoring The Past

  • Their convenient resemblance to asparagus as in Cotgrave’s “sperage beans” gave cooks an idea how to prepare them.

    Savoring The Past

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