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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.
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.

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 (‹See Tfd›née McCorquodale; 9 September 1929 – 21 October 2016) was a British socialite and local politician formerly...
- Karen Spencer, Countess Spencer (née Villeneuve; born 1972) is a Canadian social entrepreneur. She is the founder and CEO of Whole Child International...
- Margaret Georgiana Spencer, Countess Spencer (née Poyntz; 8 May 1737 – 18 March 1814), was an English philanthropist. She was born at St James's Palace...
- Cynthia Ellinor Beatrix Spencer, Countess Spencer DCVO OBE (née Hamilton; 16 August 1897 – 4 December 1972) was a British peeress and the paternal grandmother...
- Diana, Princess of Wales (Diana Frances; née Spencer; 1 July 1961 – 31 August 1997), was a member of the British royal family as the first wife of Charles...
- Frank Spencer may refer to: Frank Spencer (Michael Crawford), main character in the BBC sitcom Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em Frank Spencer (composer) (1911–1975)...
- Danielle Spencer may refer to: Danielle Spencer (American actress) (born 1965), African-American actress Danielle Spencer (Australian singer) (born 1969)...
- children and a police officer were injured. A 16-year-old girl, Brenda Spencer, who lived in a house across the street from the school, was convicted...
- Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill KG OM CH TD DL FRS RA (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician, army officer, and writer, who...
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