Spurrer \Spur"rer\ (sp[^u]r"r[~e]r), n. One who spurs. [1913 Webster]

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  • spurrer — spurrˈer noun • • • Main Entry: ↑spur …   Useful english dictionary

  • fore-spurrer — fore spurrˈer noun (Shakespeare) A person who rides in advance • • • Main Entry: ↑fore …   Useful english dictionary

  • spur — spur1 spurless, adj. spurlike, adj. spurrer, n. /sperr/, n., v., spurred, spurring. n. 1. a U shaped device that slips over and straps to the heel of a boot and has a blunt, pointed, or roweled projection at the back for use by a mounted rider to …   Universalium

  • spur — /spɜ / (say sper) noun 1. a pointed device attached to a rider s boot heel, for goading a horse onwards, etc. 2. anything that goads, impels, or urges to action or speed. 3. something projecting, and resembling or suggesting a spur. 4. a sharp… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Katze — 1. A Kât luckat efter a Könnang. (Nordfries.) – Johansen, 57. Eine Katze lugt, sieht nach einem Könige. 2. Ain katz vnd ain muz, zwen han in aim huz, ain alt man vnd ain iung wib belibent selten an kib. – Reinmar d.A., 1200. 3. Alle (alte) Katten …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • spur — [spʉr] n. [ME spure < OE spura, akin to Ger sporn < IE base * sp(h)er , to jerk, push with the foot > SPURN, Sans sphurāti, (he) kicks away, L spernere, lit., to push away] 1. any of various pointed devices worn on the heel by the rider… …   English World dictionary

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