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springe Meaning, Definition & Usage

Springe noun
Etymology
From Spring, v. i.: cf. G. sprenkel, Prov. E. springle.
Definitions
  1. A noose fastened to an elastic body, and drawn close with a sudden spring, whereby it catches a bird or other animal; a gin; a snare.
    As a woodcock to mine own springe. Shak.
Springe transitive verb
Definitions
  1. To catch in a springe; to insnare. R.
Spring"e transitive verb
Etymology
OE. sprengen. See Sprinkle.
Definitions
  1. To sprinkle; to scatter. Obs.
    He would sowen some difficulty, Or springen cockle in our cleane corn. Chaucer.

Webster 1913


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