[ sprent ]
/ sprɛnt /
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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
Words nearby sprent
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Example sentences from the Web for sprent
Look at yon carven shield,Above the chantry door, No blazoned pride bedecks its field,But emblems five sprent o'er.The Strife of the Roses and Days of the Tudors in the West|William Henry Hamilton Rogers
He had an arrow right through his mouth, nailed to a tree was he, and the grass all sprent with him.The Serf|Guy Thorne