from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
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He was not onlye singularlye learned, aisweall in godlye knowledge, as in all honest humane science; bot also he was so clearlye illummated with the spreat of prophesye, that he saw nott only thingis perteanyng to him self, but also such thingis as some Tounes and the hole Realme afterward felt, which he foir-spak, nott in secreat, but in the audience of many, as in thare awin places shalbe declaired.
God, and unto the werkis of mercy; and so putt end, as it war macking his last testament, as the ischew declaired, that the spreat of trewth and of trew judgement war both in his harte and mouth.
Jeronimus Russall,  a Cordyleyr frear, a young man of a meak nature, qwyk spreat, and good letteris; and one Kennedy,  who passed not xviij yearis of aige, one of excellent injyne in Scotish poesye.
Bamboo mast, 1 spreat, 1 boat-hook, 1 steer-oar ..
A bamboo mast nineteen feet long, a tanned duck sail, answering also the purpose of an awning, a spreat, one boat-hook, fourteen paddles, and a steer-oar, completed each boat's equipment.
What a nice place, the rooms are really nicely decorated, instead of a shower, I have a bathtub (yeeeeeeeeeees), some rose petals were spreat over the bed (ok I guess this is meants to be romantic for couples!!).