Definition of Spurs. Meaning of Spurs. Synonyms of Spurs

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Definition of Spurs

Spur
Spur Spur, n. 1. (Mining) A branch of a vein. 2. The track of an animal, as an otter; a spoor.
Spur
Spur Spur, n. [See Sparrow.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A sparrow. [Scot.] (b) A tern. [Prov. Eng.]
Spur
Spur Spur, n. [OE. spure, AS. spura, spora; akin to D. spoor, G. sporn, OHG. sporo, Icel. spori, Dan. spore, Sw. sporre, and to AS. spor a trace, footstep, spyrian to trace, track, examine, and E. spurn. [root]171. Cf. Sparrow, Spere, Spoor, Spurn.] 1. An implement secured to the heel, or above the heel, of a horseman, to urge the horse by its pressure. Modern spurs have a small wheel, or rowel, with short points. Spurs were the badge of knighthood. And on her feet a pair of spurs large. --Chaucer.
Spur
Spur Spur, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spurred; p. pr. & vb. n. Spurring.] 1. To prick with spurs; to incite to a more hasty pace; to urge or goad; as, to spur a horse. 2. To urge or encourage to action, or to a more vigorous pursuit of an object; to incite; to stimulate; to instigate; to impel; to drive. Love will not be spurred to what it loathes. --Shak. 3. To put spurs on; as, a spurred boot.

Meaning of Spurs from wikipedia

- horse. The rowel, seen on some spurs, a revolving wheel or disk with radiating "points" at the end attached to the shank. Spurs are usually held on by a leather...
- The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas. The Spurs compete in the National Basketball ****ociation...
- A spur is a metal instrument fastened to the heel of a horse rider. Spur or Spurs may also refer to: Bone spurs, a skeletal disorder forming small bony...
- Spurs, and he signed John Cameron, who took over as player-manager when Brettell left a year later. Cameron would have a significant impact on Spurs,...
- SPURS National Honor Society (Service, Patriotism, Unity, Responsibility, and Sacrifice) was a collegiate sophomore honor society. SPURS was founded at...
- A calcaneal spur is a bony outgrowth from the calcaneal tuberosity (heel bone). Calcaneal spurs are typically detected by x-ray examination. It is a form...
- the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball ****ociation (NBA), and head coach of USA national team. Taking over as coach of the Spurs in 1996, Popovich...
- are they on the skull. Exostoses are sometimes shaped like spurs, such as calcaneal spurs. Osteomyelitis, a bone infection, may leave the adjacent bone...
- gold spurs are awarded for combat inductions while silver spurs represent having completed the Spur Ride. Within the tradition, silver spurs and gold...
- interlocking spurs is different from that behind meanders, which arise out of a combination of lateral erosion and deposition. Interlocking spurs are formed...
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