Definition of Spairge

1. to sprinkle [v SPAIRGED, SPAIRGING, SPAIRGES] - See also: sprinkle



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spairge

spagyrically
spagyrics
spagyrist
spagyrists
spahee
spahees
spahi
spahis
spail
spails
spained
spaing
spaings
spaining
spains
spairge (current term)
spairged
spairges
spairging
spait
spaits
spake
spakely
spakest
spakona
spakonas
spald
spaldeen
spaldeens
spalding sign

Literary usage of Spairge

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1. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are Explained in by John Jamieson (1867)
"To spairge, va I. To dash ; to strike aslant, applied to liquids, 3. .BurnĀ». 2. To bespatter by dashing any liquid, S. 3. To sully by reproach, S. .BurnĀ». ..."

2. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"A derivative from spairge, qv Perhaps formed from Fr. aspersion, or Ital. aspersion^. This v. had the form of Spargel in OE " Spar- ..."

3. The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and a Criticism on by Robert Burns, James Currie (1835)
"... solder ; to solder, to cement. Spae, to prophesy, to divine. Spaul, a limb. thing liquid. spairge, to dash, to soil, as with mire. ..."

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