Thus, the fair courts of pre-spanish Mexico corresponded very closely to those of the Beaucaire fair.
Uruguay in pre-spanish times, as well as since, was a meeting-ground for different peoples.
Selenite, in all probability, was not used in pre-spanish times.
c.1200, from Spaine "Spain," from Old French Espaigne (see Spaniard). Replaced Old English Speonisc. For Spanish Main see main. Spanish moss is attested from 1823. Spanish fly, the fabled aphrodisiac (ground-up cantharis blister-beetles), is attested from c.1600. Spanish-American War was so called in British press speculations early 1898, even before it began in April. For Spanish Inquisition (by c.1600), see Inquisition.