Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of spicer.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Essentialist in that, not only does it posit that men and women are born essentially different, “once a man, always a man” type beliefs, but they accept a very conservative victorian set of ideas about what makes men and women different (I describe them as “sugar and spicers”).

    Tonight we’re going to party like it’s 1985

  • As seen later in Publicius's treatise, the queen's pawn represented physicians, spicers, and apothecaries, who are responsible for the queen's health — they are said to know the harmony of the pulses like the harmony of music277 — and whose vast learning encompasses the "proportions of letters of grammar," as well as the arts of cosmology and cosmetics.

    Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro

  • For all the sugar and spicers among us, the Junior League is excited to announce its second annual Mother-Daughter Tea.

    The Daily News - News

  • Then leeches send him letters to say that if he would assist them "waters to loke," he should be well received; spicers have an interview with him; minstrels and messengers keep him "half a yere and eleve dayes"; friars dress him as a friar, and, with them, he forms the friendliest ties of all. [

    A Literary History of the English People From the Origins to the Renaissance

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.