Definition of Spence. Meaning of Spence. Synonyms of Spence

Definition of Spence. Meaning of Spence. Synonyms of Spence

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Definition of Spence

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Dispence
Dispence Dis*pence", v. i. & n. See Dispense. [Obs.]
Spencer
Spencer Spen"cer, n. [OF. despensier. See Spence, and cf. Dispenser.] One who has the care of the spence, or buttery. [Obs.] --Promptorium Parvulorum.
Spencer
Spencer Spen"cer, n. [From the third Earl Spencer, who first wore it, or brought it into fashion.] A short jacket worn by men and by women. --Ld. Lutton.
Spencer
Spencer Spen"cer, n. (Naut.) A fore-and-aft sail, abaft the foremast or the mainmast, hoisted upon a small supplementary mast and set with a gaff and no boom; a trysail carried at the foremast or mainmast; -- named after its inventor, Knight Spencer, of England [1802]. Spencer mast, a small mast just abaft the foremast or mainmast, for hoisting the spencer. --R. H. Dana, Jr.
spencer
Trysail Try"sail, n. (Naut.) A fore-and-aft sail, bent to a gaff, and hoisted on a lower mast or on a small mast, called the trysail mast, close abaft a lower mast; -- used chiefly as a storm sail. Called also spencer. --Totten.
Spencer mast
Spencer Spen"cer, n. (Naut.) A fore-and-aft sail, abaft the foremast or the mainmast, hoisted upon a small supplementary mast and set with a gaff and no boom; a trysail carried at the foremast or mainmast; -- named after its inventor, Knight Spencer, of England [1802]. Spencer mast, a small mast just abaft the foremast or mainmast, for hoisting the spencer. --R. H. Dana, Jr.

Meaning of Spence from wikipedia

- Spence may refer to: Spence, Australian Capital Territory, a suburb of Canberra, Australia Spence, Ontario, a ghost town in Ontario, Canada Spence, California...
- Errol Spence Jr. (born March 3, 1990) is an American professional boxer who has held the IBF welterweight title since 2017. As an amateur he won three...
- Jordan James Spence (born 24 May 1990) is an English footballer who plays for Ipswich Town. Predominantly as a right-back, Spence can also operate as a...
- Noah Spence (born January 8, 1994) is an American football defensive end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He pla****...
- The Spence School is an American all-girls independent school in New York City, founded in 1892 by Clara B. Spence. Spence has about 688 students, with...
- "Gerry" Spence (born January 8, 1929) is a semi-retired American trial lawyer. He is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame. Spence has never...
- Bruce Spence (born 17 September 1945) is a New Zealand actor based in Australia. Spence was born in Auckland, New Zealand and attended Henderson High...
- Jennifer Spence (born January 22, 1977) is a Canadian actress. Her acting credits include playing Dr. Lisa Park on the Stargate Universe television series...
- The tail of Spence (Spence's tail, axillary process, axillary tail) is an extension of the tissue of the breast that extends into the axilla. It is actually...
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