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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of sprug.

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Examples

  • His majesty presented me with fifty purses of two hundred _sprugs_ apiece, together with his picture at full length, which I put immediately into one of my gloves, to keep it from being hurt.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 5

  • I gave him two purses of two hundred _sprugs_ each, and promised, when we arrived in England, to make him a present of a cow and a sheep.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 5

  • His Majesty presented me with fifty purses of two hundred _sprugs_ apiece, together with his picture at full length, which I put immediately into one of my gloves, to keep it from being hurt.

    The Junior Classics — Volume 5

  • I gave him two purses of two hundred _sprugs_ each, and promised, when we arrived in England, to make him

    The Junior Classics — Volume 5

  • His Majesty presented me with fifty purses of two hundred sprugs apiece, together with his picture at full length, which

    Gulliver's Travels

  • I gave him two purses of two hundred sprugs each, and promised, when we arrived in England, to make him a present of a cow and a sheep big with young.

    Gulliver's Travels

  • His Majesty presented me with fifty purses of sprugs (their greatest gold coin) and his picture at full length, which I put immediately into one of my gloves, to keep it from being hurt.

    Blue Fairy Book

  • His majesty presented me with fifty purses of two hundred sprugs a – piece, together with his picture at full length, which I put immediately into one of my gloves, to keep it from being hurt.

    Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World

  • I gave him two purses of two hundreds sprugs each, and promised, when we arrived in England, to make him a present of

    Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World

  • He represented to the emperor "the low condition of his treasury; that he was forced to take up money at a great discount; that exchequer bills would not circulate under nine per cent. below par; that I had cost his majesty above a million and a half of sprugs"

    Gulliver's Travels

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