Definition of Springer

1. Noun. The lowest stone in an arch -- from which it springs.

Exact synonyms: Impost
Group relationships: Arch
Generic synonyms: Stone



2. Noun. A cow about to give birth.
Exact synonyms: Springing Cow
Generic synonyms: Cow, Moo-cow

3. Noun. A large spaniel with wavy silky coat usually black or liver and white.
Exact synonyms: Springer Spaniel
Generic synonyms: Spaniel
Specialized synonyms: English Springer, English Springer Spaniel, Welsh Springer Spaniel

Definition of Springer

1. n. One who, or that which, springs; specifically, one who rouses game.

Definition of Springer

1. Noun. A person that springs. ¹

2. Noun. Anything that springs. ¹

3. Noun. A spring salmon. ¹

4. Noun. A springer antelope. ¹

5. Noun. A stone at the base of an arch (from which the arch springs). ¹

6. Noun. A springing cow. ¹

7. Noun. A springer spaniel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Springer

1. one that springs [n -S] - See also: springs

Medical Definition of Springer

1. 1. One who, or that which, springs; specifically, one who rouses game. 2. A young plant. 3. The impost, or point at which an arch rests upon its support, and from which it seems to spring. Hence: The bottom stone of an arch, which lies on the impost. The skew back is one form of springer. The rib of a groined vault, as being the solid abutment for each section of vaulting. 4. The grampus. 5. A variety of the field spaniel. See Spaniel. 6. A species of antelope; the sprinkbok. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Springer Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Springer

springal
springald
springalds
springals
springboard
springboarded
springboarding
springboards
springbok
springboks
springbuck
springcreekite
springe
springed
springeing
springer (current term)
springer spaniel
springerle
springerles
springers
springes
springeth
springform
springforms
springhaas
springhalt
springhare
springhares
springhead
springheads

Literary usage of Springer

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1. History of Dakota Territory by George Washington Kingsbury, George Martin Smith (1915)
"Mr. springer exhibited some symptoms of yielding to the pressure of ... Regarding the Sioux Falls constitution of 1885, Mr. springer said: It had been ..."

2. The Best Short Stories of ... and the Yearbook of the American Short Story edited by [Anonymus AC02789944] (1919)
"... BY FLETA CAMPBELL springer From Harper's Magazine IE were sitting — three Frenchmen, a young American named Homan, and I — in the cafe of one of those ..."

3. Selected Cases on Real Property: Selected and Arranged for Use in Connection by Christopher Gustavus Tiedeman (1897)
"springer, 49 NJ Eq. 289; 24 A. 933. Appeal from court of chancery. Bill by Charles L. springer and William H. springer against ..."

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