- sport fish,
- sport shirt,
- sport utility vehicle,
- sport-utility vehicle
Origin of sporran
Examples from the Web for sporran
This must be the Sporran following us close with grim disregard of danger.The Mystery of the Sea|Bram Stoker
I wonder if these bags are related to the Sporran of the Highlanders.
The uniform was the full Highland dress, with musket and broadsword, dirk and sporran of badger's or otter's skin.The Clan Fraser in Canada|Alexander Fraser
Its skin makes the “sporran” of the kilted Highlander, and its hair makes our shaving brushes.Records of Woodhall Spa and Neighbourhood|J. Conway Walter
(b) The king's sporran, where Hathor-heads (h) take the place of the cowries of the primitive girdle.The Evolution of the Dragon|G. Elliot Smith
Word Origin for sporran
1818, from Gaelic sporan, Irish sparan "purse," of uncertain origin. Familiarized by Walter Scott (first attested in "Rob Roy").