Sprigging
Sprig Sprig, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sprigged} (spr[i^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sprigging} (-g[i^]ng).] To mark or adorn with the representation of small branches; to work with sprigs; as, to sprig muslin. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sprigging — For the method of pottery decoration, see Sprigging (decorative). Sprigging is a method of plant propagation whereby cuttings of stolons or rhizomes are planted instead of seed onto the soil surface or into furrows or small holes. This method is… …   Wikipedia

  • Sprigging — This very uncommon name is of early medieval English origin, and is one of the patronymic forms of the surname Sprig(g)in(g) or Spriggen, itself a diminutive form of Sprigg. The name is a good example of that interesting group of early European… …   Surnames reference

  • sprigging — sprɪg n. shoot, twig, small branch; ornament resembling a shoot or sprig; youth, young man, lad; headless nail v. mark or decorate with small branches …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Sprigging (decorative) — Sprigging or sprigged decoration is an embossed decoration on pottery, usually press moulded shapes applied to greenware or bisque.Clay body for the sprig is pushed into the mould, the back scraped flat, then released on a damp cloth pad. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Hydroseeding — (or hydraulic mulch seeding, hydro mulching, hydraseeding) is a planting process which utilizes a slurry of seed and mulch. The slurry is transported in a tank, either truck or trailer mounted and sprayed over prepared ground in a uniform layer;… …   Wikipedia

  • sprig — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a small branch or shoot. 2 an ornament resembling this, esp. on fabric. 3 usu. derog. a youth or young man (a sprig of the nobility). v.tr. (sprigged, sprigging) 1 ornament with sprigs (a dress of sprigged muslin). 2 (usu. as… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sprig — Sprig, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sprigged} (spr[i^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sprigging} ( g[i^]ng).] To mark or adorn with the representation of small branches; to work with sprigs; as, to sprig muslin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sprigged — Sprig Sprig, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sprigged} (spr[i^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sprigging} ( g[i^]ng).] To mark or adorn with the representation of small branches; to work with sprigs; as, to sprig muslin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sprig — I. noun Etymology: Middle English sprigge Date: 14th century 1. a. a small shoot ; twig < a sprig of parsley > b. a small division of grass used for propagation 2. a. heir …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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