noun British Dialect.
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Origin of spence
Words nearby spence
Definition for spence (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for spence
And Pastor Spence is also correct that the modern outrage artist owes an enormous debt to punk pioneers The Sex Pistols.
Spence is the leader of an aboriginal community called Attawapiskat in northern Ontario.
When reporters asked to spend the night in her tent with her, Spence refused.
Under pressure from senior governments to account for missing funds, Spence declared a hunger strike in early December 2012.
Two Kinds of Time by Graham Peck In contrast to Spence, Graham Peck is almost unknown.James Fallows: 5 Favorite ‘Outsiders In China’ Books|James Fallows|May 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As he was about to depart, Spence Cuthbert and her escort, returning from their ride, dashed up to the doorway."Forward, March"|Kirk Munroe
"I hadn't thought of going to church," replied Mr. Spence, helping himself to cherries.A Modern Chronicle, Complete|Winston Churchill
Go down to Mr. Woolford and ask him for a hundred pounds in notes and give them to Mr. Spence.When It Was Dark|Guy Thorne
Mr. Spence, father, must seek a mate among his kindred, I am of another order of beings.
Sure enough, moving among the low pines that shaded the slope between the Spence and Brewster houses they saw the two women.Flood Tide|Sara Ware Bassett
British Dictionary definitions for spence (1 of 2)
- a larder or pantry
- any monetary allowance
- a parlour, esp in a cottage