sprent

[ sprent ]
/ sprɛnt /

adjective Archaic.

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Origin of sprent

1505–15; past participle of obsolete sprenge to sprinkle, Middle English sprengen, Old English sprengan; cognate with Old High German, Middle High German, German sprengen, Old Norse sprengja to make jump; cf. sprinkle
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