Definition of Spaining

1. spain [v] - See also: spain



Spaining Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Spaining Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Spaining

spagyric
spagyrical
spagyrically
spagyrics
spagyrist
spagyrists
spahee
spahees
spahi
spahis
spail
spails
spained
spaing
spaings
spaining (current term)
spains
spairge
spairged
spairges
spairging
spait
spaits
spake
spakely
spakest
spakona
spakonas
spald
spaldeen

Literary usage of Spaining

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Spare Hours by John Brown (1866)
"the truth in love; that, if acted on by us all, would bring the millennium next week; to be plain and homely with them, never spaining their minds from you. ..."

2. The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and by Joseph William Jenks (1856)
"We'1l meikle miss his blyth and witty jest, At spaining time, ... forbears, forefathers ; meikle, mueh ; spaining, weaning ; reaves, robs ; greet, ..."

3. Horæ subsecivæ by John Brown (1882)
"nium next week; to be plain and homely with them, never spaining their minds from you. You are all sorry, you mothers, when you have to spain their mouths; ..."

4. The Hawick Tradition of 1514: The Town's Common Flag and Seal by R. S. Craig, Adam Laing (1898)
"... sheep of Newbigging on the Common all the night, and the ewes also before spaining time, ... went on the Common from Whitsunday till spaining time, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Spaining

Search for Spaining on Dictionary.com!Search for Spaining on Thesaurus.com!Search for Spaining on Google!Search for Spaining on Wikipedia!

Search