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spraint

/ (spreɪnt) /
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noun
(often plural) a piece of otter's dung
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Word Origin for spraint

C15 sprayntes (pl), from Medieval French espraintes otter's dung, from espreindre to press out: compare express
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How to use spraint in a sentence

  • I razer zink I am,” returned the philosopher with a faint smile; “mine onkle, I zink, is spraint.

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