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Meaning of SPRINGER

Pronunciation:  'springur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a large spaniel with wavy silky coat usually black or liver and white
  2. [n]  a cow about to give birth
  3. [n]  the lowest stone in an arch -- from which it springs
 

SPRINGER is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: impost, springer spaniel, springing cow
 
 See Also: arch, cow, English springer, English springer spaniel, moo-cow, spaniel, stone, Welsh springer spaniel

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Spring"er\, n.
1. One who, or that which, springs; specifically, one who
   rouses game.

2. A young plant. [Obs.] --Evelyn.

3. (Arch.)
   (a) The impost, or point at which an arch rests upon its
       support, and from which it seems to spring. Hence:
   (b) The bottom stone of an arch, which lies on the impost.
       The skew back is one form of springer.
   (c) The rib of a groined vault, as being the solid
       abutment for each section of vaulting.

4. (Zo["o]l.) The grampus.

5. (Zo["o]l.) A variety of the field spaniel. See {Spaniel}.

6. (Zo["o]l.) A species of antelope; the sprinkbok.

 

 

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