Spriggy Sprig"gy (spr[i^]g"g[y^]), a. Full of sprigs or small branches. [1913 Webster]

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  • spriggy — gē, gi adjective ( er/ est) : having sprigs or small branches spriggy branches a spriggy pattern …   Useful english dictionary

  • spriggy — /sprig ee/, adj., spriggier, spriggiest. possessing sprigs or small branches. [1590 1600; SPRIG + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • spriggy — adj. having sprigs, full of sprigs, having small branches …   English contemporary dictionary

  • spriggy — sprig·gy …   English syllables

  • spriggy — I. /ˈsprɪgi/ (say sprigee) adjective 1. of or relating to a sprig. 2. decorated with sprigs. {sprig + g + y1} II. /ˈsprɪgi/ (say sprigee) noun (plural spriggies) Chiefly Victoria Colloquial a sparrow. Also …   Australian English dictionary

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  • sprig — sprig1 noun 1》 a small stem bearing leaves or flowers, taken from a bush or plant. 2》 a descendant or younger member of a family or social class. 3》 a small moulded decoration applied to a piece of pottery before firing. verb (sprigs, sprigging,… …   English new terms dictionary

  • sprig — [sprig] n. [ME sprigge, prob. akin to MDu sprik, dry twig: for IE base see SPARK1] 1. a) a little twig or spray b) a design or ornament like this 2. a small, headless brad 3. a young fellow; stripling …   English World dictionary

  • 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

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