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Definition of Spencer

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.
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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.

Meaning of Spencer from wikipedia

- Spencer may refer to: Spencer (surname) Spencer family, British aristocratic family List of people with surname Spencer Spencer (given name), a given...
- Raine Spencer, Countess Spencer (née McCorquodale; 9 September 1929 – 21 October 2016) was a British socialite and local politician. She was the daughter...
- Cynthia Ellinor Beatrix Spencer, Countess Spencer DCVO OBE (née Hamilton; 16 August 1897 – 4 December 1972) was a British peeress and the paternal grandmother...
- Karen Spencer, Countess Spencer (née Villeneuve; born 30 November 1972) is a Canadian social entrepreneur. She is the founder and CEO of Whole Child International...
- Diana, Princess of Wales (née Diana Frances Spencer; 1 July 1961 – 31 August 1997), was a member of the British royal family. She was the first wife of...
- Octavia Lenora Spencer (born May 25, 1972) is an American actress, author, and producer. She is the recipient of several accolades, including an Academy...
- Lavinia Spencer, Countess Spencer (née Bingham; 1762 – 1831) was a British illustrator. Born in 1762, Lady Lavinia Bingham was the eldest daughter of...
- Charles Edward Maurice Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer, DL (born 20 May 1964), styled Viscount Althorp between 1975 and 1992, is a British nobleman, peer, author...
- The Spencer family is one of Britain's preeminent aristocratic families. Founded in the 15th century, it has spawned numerous aristocratic titles including...
- Spencer Paysinger (born June 28, 1988) is a retired American football linebacker. He was signed by the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2011...
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