Spright
Spright Spright (spr[imac]t), n. [See {Sprite}.] 1. Spirit; mind; soul; state of mind; mood. [Obs.] ``The high heroic spright.'' --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

Wondrous great grief groweth in my spright. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. A supernatural being; a spirit; a shade; an apparition; a ghost.

Syn: sprite. [1913 Webster]

Forth he called, out of deep darkness dread, Legions of sprights. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

To thee, O Father, Son, and Sacred Spright. --Fairfax. [1913 Webster]

3. A kind of short arrow. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Spright — Spright, v. t. To haunt, as a spright. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spright — (sprīt) n. Variant of sprite. * * * …   Universalium

  • spright — n. 1. Apparition, ghost, spectre, phantom, spirit, shade. 2. Spirit, courage …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • spright — ˈsprīt, usu īd.+V archaic variant of sprite …   Useful english dictionary

  • spright´ful|ness — spright|ful «SPRYT fuhl», adjective. sprightly; spirited: »Spoke like a sprightful noble gentleman (Shakespeare). –spright´ful|ly, adverb. –spright´ful|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • spright´ful|ly — spright|ful «SPRYT fuhl», adjective. sprightly; spirited: »Spoke like a sprightful noble gentleman (Shakespeare). –spright´ful|ly, adverb. –spright´ful|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • spright|ful — «SPRYT fuhl», adjective. sprightly; spirited: »Spoke like a sprightful noble gentleman (Shakespeare). –spright´ful|ly, adverb. –spright´ful|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • spright´li|ness — spright|ly «SPRYT lee», adjective, li|er, li|est, adverb. –adj. lively; gay: »a sprightly kitten, a sprightly bounce to one s walk. This brought a sprightly note into the conversation (Atlantic). SYNONYM( …   Useful english dictionary

  • spright|ly — «SPRYT lee», adjective, li|er, li|est, adverb. –adj. lively; gay: »a sprightly kitten, a sprightly bounce to one s walk. This brought a sprightly note into the conversation (Atlantic). SYNONYM( …   Useful english dictionary

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