[ spahrj ]
/ spɑrdʒ /
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verb (used with or without object), sparged, sparg·ing.
to scatter or sprinkle.
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Origin of sparge
First recorded in 1550–60, sparge is from the Latin word spargere to sprinkle, scatter
OTHER WORDS FROM spargesparger, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for sparge
The word connects with laceras in the first line of the poem, and with neu cineres sparge, cruente, meos in 48.
British Dictionary definitions for sparge
/ (spɑːdʒ) /
rare to sprinkle or scatter (something)
Derived forms of spargesparger, noun
Word Origin for sparge
C16: from Latin spargere to sprinkle
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