sprent
adjective Etymology: Middle English spreynt, from past participle of sprengen to sprinkle Date: 14th century archaic sprinkled over

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  • Sprent — (spr[e^]nt), obs. p. p. of {Sprenge}. Sprinkled. [1913 Webster] All the ground with purple blood was sprent. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sprent — /sprent/, adj. Archaic. sprinkled. [1505 15; ptp. of obs. sprenge to sprinkle, ME sprengen, OE sprengan; c. OHG, MHG, G sprengen, ON sprengja to make jump; cf. SPRINKLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • sprenţ — s.m. (înv. şi reg.) haină bărbătească scurtă, până la brâu, croită pe talie. Trimis de blaurb, 12.01.2007. Sursa: DAR …   Dicționar Român

  • sprent — be·sprent; sprent; …   English syllables

  • sprent — I. ˈsprent verb Etymology: Middle English sprenten to jump, spurt, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish dialect sprinta to jump, hop more at sprint intransitive verb dialect chiefly Britain : run, leap …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sprent — /sprɛnt/ (say sprent) noun John Frederick Adrian, 1915–2010, Australian veterinary scientist and academic …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sprent Dabwido — Mandats 29e président de la République de Nauru Actuellement en fonction …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sprent Dabwido — Sprent Jared Dabwido (16 de septiembre de 1972, Nauru), es un político nauruano, presidente de Nauru desde el 15 de noviembre de 2011. Antecedentes Dabwido es un pariente cercano del ex parlamentario, Audi Dabwido, que trabajó como el primer… …   Wikipedia Español

  • James Sprent Virtue — (1829–1892) was a British publisher. He was born at 26 Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row, London, EC on 18 May, 1829. His father, George Virtue, was the founder in London of a publishing business the main feature of which was the production of… …   Wikipedia

  • be|sprent — «bih SPREHNT», adjective. Archaic. sprinkled all over; besprinkled: »What gentle ghost, besprent with April dew Hails me so solemnly? (Ben Jonson). ╂[Middle English bespreynt, past participle of besprengen, Old English besprengan < be on +… …   Useful english dictionary

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