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Definition of Spare

Spare
Spare Spare, n. 1. The act of sparing; moderation; restraint. [Obs.] Killing for sacrifice, without any spare. --Holland. 2. Parsimony; frugal use. [Obs.] --Bacon. Poured out their plenty without spite or spare. --Spenser. 3. An opening in a petticoat or gown; a placket. [Obs.] 4. That which has not been used or expended. 5. (Tenpins) The right of bowling again at a full set of pins, after having knocked all the pins down in less than three bowls. If all the pins are knocked down in one bowl it is a double spare; in two bowls, a single spare.
Spare
Spare Spare, v. i. 1. To be frugal; not to be profuse; to live frugally; to be parsimonious. I, who at some times spend, at others spare, Divided between carelessness and care. --Pope. 2. To refrain from inflicting harm; to use mercy or forbearance. He will not spare in the day of vengeance. --Prov. vi. 34. 3. To desist; to stop; to refrain. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Spare
Spare Spare, a. [Compar. Sparer; superl. Sparest; -- not used in all the senses of the word.] [AS. sp[ae]r sparing. Cf. Spare, v. t. ] 1. Scanty; not abundant or plentiful; as, a spare diet. 2. Sparing; frugal; parsimonious; chary. He was spare, but discreet of speech. --Carew. 3. Being over and above what is necessary, or what must be used or reserved; not wanted, or not used; superfluous; as, I have no spare time. If that no spare clothes he had to give. --Spenser. 4. Held in reserve, to be used in an emergency; as, a spare anchor; a spare bed or room. 5. Lean; wanting flesh; meager; thin; gaunt. O, give me the spare men, and spare me the great ones. --Shak. 6. Slow. [Obs. or prov. Eng.] --Grose.

Meaning of Spare from wikipedia

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