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- n. a sponge.
- v. to sponge.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A sponge.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- etc. Obsolete spellings of sponge, etc.
- A simplified, and former, spelling of sponge.
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And one ran and filled a spunge full of vinegar, and put it on a reed, and gave him to drink, saying, Let alone; let us see whether Elias will come to take him down.
* Goze tu teh cat-uring van owtsied teh offiss nd awderz teh biggist nd spungiest spunge caek tahy hab !
Ai fink foar a celebrashun uv oar noo frendship ai shall mayke a speshul fresh cweem adn strawberree spunge cayke foar ebereebody!
Mah steamed syrup spunge an custard-Let me sho yoo it!
To prevent colors from sinking in, take roch alum two ounces, and boil it in a pint of spring water; wet the back of the paper with a spunge dipped in the water while warm.
And straightway one of them ran, and took a spunge, and filled it with vinegar, and put it on a reed, and gave him to drink.
Now there was set a vessel full of vinegar: and they filled a spunge with vinegar, and put it upon hyssop, and put it to his mouth.
He would not spunge upon the house at Queen's Gate.
 From this two consequences followed; — that separation from any church was not in its own nature schism; and that those churches which, by their corruption or tyranny, rendered separation necessary, were the true schismatics: so that, as Vincent Alsop wittily remarked, “He that undertakes to play this great gun, had need to be very careful and spunge it well, lest it fire at home.”
Then the confusion I was in, my disfigur'd face, with the equal baldness of my head and eye-brows, gave a ridiculous air to everything I said or did; but when they wip'd us with a wet spunge, the letters melting into one, spread o'er our faces such a sooty cloud that turn'd Lycas's rage to a perfect loathing.