Definition of Springes
1. springe [v] - See also: springe
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Springes
Literary usage of Springes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and by Thomas Campbell (1853)
"HENRY PERROT'S BOOK OF EPIGRAMS, ENTITLED «springes FOR WOODCOCKS." (EOT. 1613. ... springes ..."
2. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1879)
"... or springes for Woodcocks. By HP London Printed for lohn Busby, and are to be sould in S. Dunstans Church-yarde in Fleet street. 1613. Sm. 8vo. ..."
3. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions by Robert Chambers (1847)
"With hairy springes we the birds betray, Slight lines of hair surprise the finny prey; Fair tresses man's imperial race ensnare. And beauty draws us with a ..."
4. The Art of Travel: Or, Shifts and Contrivances Available in Wild Countries by Francis Galton (1860)
"springes are sometimes set with fish-hooks; sometimes a tree is bent down and a cord used, by which large animals are strangled up in the air, ..."