spencer


spencer
Trysail Try"sail, n. (Naut.) A fore-and-aft sail, bent to a gaff, and hoisted on a lower mast or on a small mast, called the trysail mast, close abaft a lower mast; -- used chiefly as a storm sail. Called also {spencer}. --Totten. [1913 Webster]

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  • SPENCER (H.) — L’œuvre du philosophe anglais Spencer, aujourd’hui délaissée, est inséparable de l’idéologie du progrès qui fut, au siècle dernier, celle d’une Europe à laquelle on a pu légitimement reprocher d’avoir confondu sa civilisation et la civilisation.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • spencer — [ spɛnsɶr; spɛnsɛr ] n. m. • 1797; mot angl., du nom de lord Spencer ♦ Veste courte ajustée et sans basques. (1904 ) Milit. Sorte de dolman ajusté. ♢ Courte veste de femme. ● spencer nom masculin (anglais spencer, du nom de lord John Charles… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • Spencer — Spen cer, n. (Naut.) A fore and aft sail, abaft the foremast or the mainmast, hoisted upon a small supplementary mast and set with a gaff and no boom; a trysail carried at the foremast or mainmast; named after its inventor, Knight Spencer, of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spencer's — may refer to:* Spencer s (department store), a defunct department store chain in British Columbia, Canada * Spencer s Gifts, a North American retail chainee also* Spencer …   Wikipedia

  • Spencer, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 11317 Housing Units (2000): 5151 Land area (2000): 10.121546 sq. miles (26.214682 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.045650 sq. miles (0.118232 sq. km) Total area (2000): 10.167196 sq. miles (26.332914 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Spencer, ID — U.S. city in Idaho Population (2000): 38 Housing Units (2000): 38 Land area (2000): 1.130412 sq. miles (2.927754 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.130412 sq. miles (2.927754 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Spencer, IN — U.S. town in Indiana Population (2000): 2508 Housing Units (2000): 1193 Land area (2000): 1.263713 sq. miles (3.273001 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.263713 sq. miles (3.273001 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places


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