- of or relating to mineral spar.
Origin of sparry
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I should like to live in a sparry grot, and sleep upon a couch of sweet leaves!'Alroy
In cooling, one exhibits a sparry, crystalline structure, the other that of clay.The Arctic Whaleman
Its bed is rough above, and it bursts forth from its cavern in dazzling foam, and falls in one sparry sheet to the gulf.Pencillings by the Way
N. Parker Willis
Or the mineral may have been sparry iron ore, which is readily converted into steel.
The compact carbonate of iron has no relation externally with the sparry variety.
- geology containing, relating to, or resembling sparsparry coal