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Origin of sprit
Example sentences from the Web for sprit
She's a brigantine, and there are sprits'ls on both masts, and only one square sail on the foremast.Somehow Good|William de Morgan
Qu dict excittus Marius dgns rbus, qus poste gessit, sprits concpit.Selections from Viri Romae|Charles Franois L'Homond
We also got out, and sent them the masts and regular sails of the boat, which was fitted to carry two sprits.Miles Wallingford|James Fenimore Cooper
Mozart was always ready to help him, but he frequently made him the butt of his exuberant sprits.Life Of Mozart, Vol. 2 (of 3)|Otto Jahn
A large Dutch coasting trader, fitted with two masts, and sails set with sprits.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth