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sprent

[ sprent ]
/ sprɛnt /
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adjective Archaic.
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Origin of sprent

First recorded in 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 cause to jump”; cf. sprinkle
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