Definition of Spains
1. spain [v] - See also: spain
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Literary usage of Spains
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and by John Burke (1835)
"BRISE-RUGGLES, JOHN, esq. of spains Hall, in Essex, and of Clare, ... This gentleman, who succeeded to the spains Hill eta at the decease of his mother, ..."
2. Fraser's Magazine by Thomas Carlyle (1846)
"Sweep it away from the map, and one of the spains only would have moulted a bad feather. The tail of the strutting peacock with its separate and royal stars ..."
3. Family Romance: Or, Episodes in the Domestic Annals of the Aristocracy by Bernard Burke (1853)
"spains Hall had, by marriage with a sole surviving heiress, passed into the family of the Kempes; and about the year 1589, the date of our story, ..."
4. A Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs from September 1678 to April 1714 by Narcissus Luttrell (1857)
"Paris letters say, the French king, has remitted 400000 li- vres to defray the king of spains expences at Naples. That monsieur Pointi, who plunder'd ..."
5. A Smaller History of Rome: From the Earliest Times to the Establishment of by William Smith, Eugene Lawrence (1877)
"They induced the Tribune C. Trebonius to bring forward two bills, one of which gave the province of the two spains to Pompey, and that of Syria to Crassus; ..."
6. A smaller history of Rome, from the earliest times to the establishment of by William Smith (1882)
"They induced the Tribune C. Trebonius to bring forward two bills, one of which gave the province of the two spains to Pompey, and that of Syria to Crassus ..."