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  • 121Spur wheel — Spur Spur, n. [OE. spure, spore, AS. spura, spora; akin to D. spoor, G. sporn, OHG. sporo, Icel. spori, Dan. spore, Sw. sporre, and to AS. spor a trace, footstep, spyrian to trace, track, examine, and E. spurn. [root]171. Cf. {Sparrow}, {Spere},… …

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  • 122Spur (Texas) — Spur Ciudad de los Estados Unidos …

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  • 123Spur-winged — ( w[i^]ngd ), a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having one or more spurs on the bend of the wings. [1913 Webster] {Spur winged goose} (Zo[ o]l.), any one of several species of long legged African geese of the genus {Plectropterus} and allied genera, having a strong… …

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  • 124Spur-winged goose — Spur winged Spur winged ( w[i^]ngd ), a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having one or more spurs on the bend of the wings. [1913 Webster] {Spur winged goose} (Zo[ o]l.), any one of several species of long legged African geese of the genus {Plectropterus} and allied… …

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  • 125Spur-winged plover — Spur winged Spur winged ( w[i^]ngd ), a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having one or more spurs on the bend of the wings. [1913 Webster] {Spur winged goose} (Zo[ o]l.), any one of several species of long legged African geese of the genus {Plectropterus} and allied… …

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  • 126Spur des dunklen Engels — ist der Titel eines 1952 erschienenen Dramas von Hans Henny Jahnn, für das der Komponist Yngve Jan Trede die Bühnenmusik verfasst hat. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Entstehung 2 Ausgaben 3 Thematik und Uraufführung …

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  • 127spur-rial — Spur royal Spur roy al (sp[^u]r roi al), n. A gold coin, first made in the reign of Edward IV., having a star on the reverse resembling the rowel of a spur. In the reigns of Elizabeth and of James I., its value was fifteen shillings. [Written… …

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  • 128Spur-royal — Spur roy al (sp[^u]r roi al), n. A gold coin, first made in the reign of Edward IV., having a star on the reverse resembling the rowel of a spur. In the reigns of Elizabeth and of James I., its value was fifteen shillings. [Written also {spur… …

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  • 129spur-ryal — Spur royal Spur roy al (sp[^u]r roi al), n. A gold coin, first made in the reign of Edward IV., having a star on the reverse resembling the rowel of a spur. In the reigns of Elizabeth and of James I., its value was fifteen shillings. [Written… …

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  • 130Spur Independent School District — is a public school district based in Spur, Texas (USA).In addition to Spur, the district also serves the community of McAdoo and a portion of Dickens, as well as rural areas in western and southern Dickens County. A very small portion of Kent… …

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  • 131spur-royal — spurˈ royˈal, spurˈ ryˈal or spurˈ rīˈal noun A former English fifteen shilling piece of gold, bearing a star like a spur rowel • • • Main Entry: ↑spur …

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  • 132spur-ryal — spurˈ royˈal, spurˈ ryˈal or spurˈ rīˈal noun A former English fifteen shilling piece of gold, bearing a star like a spur rowel • • • Main Entry: ↑spur …

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  • 133spur-rial — spurˈ royˈal, spurˈ ryˈal or spurˈ rīˈal noun A former English fifteen shilling piece of gold, bearing a star like a spur rowel • • • Main Entry: ↑spur …

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  • 134Spur der Kohle — Malakowturm der ehemaligen Zeche Alte Haase in Niedersprockhövel Daten Länge 47,19 km (gesamt) Lage Ruhrg …

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  • 135spur-of-the-mo|ment — «SPUR uhv thuh MOH muhnt», adjective. made or occurring suddenly, without deliberation: »to deal with a crisis in a spur of the moment decision. Most women say they do only spur of the moment buying (New York Times) …

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  • 136spur|dog — «SPUR dg, dog», noun, plural dogs or (collectivel) dog. = spur dogfish. (Cf. ↑spur dogfish) …

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  • 137Spur-shell — (sp[^u]r sh[e^]l ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of handsome marine gastropod shells of the genus {Trochus}, or {Imperator}. The shell is conical, with the margin toothed somewhat like the rowel of a spur. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 138Spur-winged — may refer to:* Spur winged Goose, large African bird in the family Anatidae * Spur winged Plover, group of largish waders in the family Charadriidae …

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  • 139spur someone on — spur (someone/something) on to encourage someone or something. I yelled at the dog to drop my hat, but that seemed to spur him on to chew it up. Having more women in government may spur on other women with an interest in entering politics …

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  • 140spur something on — spur (someone/something) on to encourage someone or something. I yelled at the dog to drop my hat, but that seemed to spur him on to chew it up. Having more women in government may spur on other women with an interest in entering politics …

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