Spong


Spong
Spong Spong (sp[o^]ng), n. [Etymol. uncertain.] An irregular, narrow, projecting part of a field. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • spong — spong·er; …   English syllables

  • Spong — is a surname of Gaelic descent, and is an archaic term for a piece of land surrounded by water on three sides. Notable people with this name include:* Tyrone Spong, Dutch kickboxer * John Shelby Spong, Episcopal bishop * William B. Spong, Jr.… …   Wikipedia

  • Spong — ist der Name von John Shelby Spong (*1931), ehemaliger Bischof der Episcopal Diocese of Newark Spong ist der Künstlername von Frank Plein (* 1968), deutscher Comiczeichner Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • spong — is the word used to describe something green & neat and unidentifiable. Q. What is for supper? A. Spong Q. Yuck, another vegetarian meal …   Dictionary of american slang

  • spong — is the word used to describe something green & neat and unidentifiable. Q. What is for supper? A. Spong Q. Yuck, another vegetarian meal …   Dictionary of american slang

  • spong- — *spong germ., Substantiv: nhd. Schwamm; ne. sponge (Neutrum); Rekontruktionsbasis: ae., as., ahd.; Interferenz: Lehnwort lat. spongia; Etymologie …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • spong- — spongi , spongio ❖ ♦ Élément tiré du lat. spongia « éponge », qui entre dans la composition de quelques mots savants …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • spong|er — «SPUHN juhr», noun. 1. a person who sponges. 2. a) a machine for sponging cloth. b) a person who sponges cloth. 3. a person or vessel engaged in gathering sponges. 4. Informal. a person who gets on at the expense of others …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spong — John Shelby Spong John Shelby Spong John Shelby Spong (né le 16 Juin 1931 à Charlotte, Caroline du Nord) est l ancien évêque anglican du diocèse de Newark, New Jersey. C est un chrétien libéral, théologien, universitaire, critique religieux et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Spong — This rare and unusual surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and may derive from two possible sources. Firstly, it may be a metonymic occupational name for someone who covered roofs with wooden shingles, from the Olde English word spon . Alternatively …   Surnames reference


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