verb (used with object), springed, spring·ing.
verb (used without object), springed, spring·ing.
Origin of springe
Examples from the Web for springe
Thus had Amilcare been sold by his own purchase, and thus Grifone griped in his own springe.Little Novels of Italy|Maurice Henry Hewlett
Bow-traps are especially favoured, but the springe for birds and the pitfalls for large animals are not despised.The Races of Man|Joseph Deniker
Two woodcocks in one springe—Marchioness Aldini and the family of Lebrenn.The Sword of Honor, volumes 1 & 2|Eugne Sue
During this discussion Ellangowan was somewhat like a woodcock caught in his own springe.Guy Mannering, or The Astrologer, Complete, Illustrated|Sir Walter Scott
And briefly he sketched for her the springe he was setting with the help of Mr. Newlington.Mistress Wilding|Rafael Sabatini