SP

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Shore Patrol.
Submarine Patrol.

sp.

Sp.

s.p.

without issue; childless.

Origin of s.p.

From the Latin word sine prōle

S.P.

Shore Patrol.
Socialist party.
Submarine Patrol.
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Examples from the Web for sp

Contemporary Examples of sp

Historical Examples of sp

  • You can't afford to squeeze a sp—I mean, break a heart in this fashion.

    It Happened in Egypt

    C. N. Williamson

  • An' if you've sp'iled your chance in this life, don't you mind.

    Meadow Grass

    Alice Brown

  • When he had gone Captain Jerry said, "Perez, you're sp'ilin' that boy."

    Cap'n Eri

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

  • He could not now recal (sp) his words, but he hoped and he prayed that he had not.

    Luttrell Of Arran

    Charles James Lever

  • But the colonel is sp'ilin' his temper some with that bow whip.



British Dictionary definitions for sp

sp

abbreviation for

without issue

Word Origin for sp

from Latin sine prole

SP

abbreviation for

standard play: the standard recording speed on a VCR
starting price

noun

British slang latest information

sp.

abbreviation for

special
plural spp species
specific

Sp.

abbreviation for

Spain
Spaniard
Spanish
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