from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Chiefly British Variant of spurt.

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  • v. Archaic spelling of spurt.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. Same as spurt.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See spurt, spurt.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
  • v. gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
  • v. move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Catherine as much as I would like to be there I think it will have to be in spirt.

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  • Your spirt is my dance partner, and you thoughts a dance floor.

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  • There is a truth to the depiction of their relationship, their physical beauty as an expression of a purity and nobility of spirt, that is intensely moving.

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  • The price largely depends on the quality of ethanol or "spirt" as it's called here - "spirt extra" is used for cheaper vodka and "luxe" is for pricier types.

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  • I believe that there is more to what we are than our physical selves- we embody a spirt, a soul-an essence.

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  • And it was worth it to see the senior citizen in front of me get into the spirt of things and start tossing flowers he was handed across the aisle and up and down the row with abandon, startling other theatergoers and amusing himself and me to no end.

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  • Nija, what in heck does your spirt have to do with this story. they are dems helping out corrupt dems. and the guys that started this housing problem,

    Conrad, Dodd cleared in mortgage investigation

  • Yes | No | Report from gman3186 wrote 20 weeks 6 days ago if they wanna pet a deer the best way to do that is go hunting and shoot one then they can pet it all they want but seriously that what happens when you take something wild and try to tame it there is always that wild spirt

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  • Well Idaho maybe the spirt of the wolf is watching and keeping you from taking a deer that aint big enough.

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  • While catering to the classic St. John woman who craves easy silhouettes and refined fabrics, Creative Director George Sharp has injected life, spirt, and louche luxury into the iconic brand's Fall collection.

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