Definition of Spencers

1. Noun. (plural of spencer) ¹



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Definition of Spencers

1. spencer [n] - See also: spencer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spencers

speltmeal
spelts
speltz
speltzes
spelunc
speluncar
spelunk
spelunked
spelunker
spelunkers
spelunking
spelunkings
spelunks
spence
spencerite
spencers (current term)
spences
spend-all
spend a penny
spend time
spendable
spendaholic
spendaholics
spendall
spendalls
spender
spenders
spendest
spendier

Literary usage of Spencers

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1. Studies in Peerage and Family History by J. Horace Round (1901)
"VII The Rise of the spencers THAT quaint old work Lloyd's State Worthies is responsible for this sketch of the first Lord Spencer:— He was the fifth knight ..."

2. Old Ballads: Historical and Narrative, with Some of Modern Date by Thomas Evans (1810)
"... Wife to King Edward II. with the Downfall of Jthe spencers. ... were the spencers, and of condition ill: All England, and the king likewise, ..."

3. The Jonson Allusion-Book: A Collection of Allusions to Ben Jonson from 1597-1700 by Jesse Franklin Bradley, Joseph Quincy Adams (1922)
"... doe not looke for spencers or Daniels well-composed numbers; or the deepe conceits of now-flourishing ..."

4. On the Genesis of Species by St. George Jackson Mivart (1871)
"—Mr. Herbert spencers Explanations.—An Internal Power necessary, as shown by Facts of Comparative Anatomy.—Of Teratology.—M. St. Hilaire.—Prof. ..."

5. Letters and Journals of Mrs. Calderwood of Polton from England, Holland and by Margaret (Steuart) Calderwood (1884)
"SPA and its Waters: Mr. Luck: Mr. Hay: Dutch Jews in the Ball-room: Mr. Hay's Farro Bank: The spencers: Young Perry and his Governor : Mrs. Poyntz and the ..."

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