Spake
Spake Spake, archaic imp. of {Speak}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Spake — Spake, so v.w. Spacke …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Spake — Spake, seemänn., soviel wie Hebebaum, Hebel …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • spake — [speık] biblical or literary a past tense of ↑speak …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • spake — [ speık ] an old word for the past tense of speak …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Spake — Sf die über das Steuerrad hinausgehenden Speichengriffe per. Wortschatz fach. (18. Jh.) Stammwort. Ursprünglich friesische Form des Wortes Speiche. deutsch s. Speiche …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • spake — [spāk] vi., vt. archaic pt. of SPEAK …   English World dictionary

  • Spake — Spa|ke 〈f. 19; Mar.〉 Hebebaum, Hebel [<ahd. spacka, spako „Reisig“; → spack] * * * Spa|ke, die; , n [mniederd. spake, urspr. = dürrer Ast, verw. mit ↑ spack] (Seew.): a) eine der zapfenförmig über den Rand hinausreichenden Speichen des… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Spake — Speak Speak, v. i. [imp. {Spoke}({Spake}Archaic); p. p. {Spoken}({Spoke}, Obs. or Colloq.); p. pr. & vb. n. {Speaking}.] [OE. speken, AS. specan, sprecan; akin to OF.ries. spreka, D. spreken, OS. spreken, G. sprechen, OHG. sprehhan, and perhaps… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spake — [[t]spe͟ɪk[/t]] Spake is the very old fashioned form of the past tense of speak. Thus spake the Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish …   English dictionary

  • spake — archaic past of speak …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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