Definition of Sparrings

1. Noun. (plural of sparring) ¹



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Definition of Sparrings

1. sparring [n] - See also: sparring

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sparrings

sparlings
sparoid
sparoids
sparra
sparre
sparred
sparrer
sparrers
sparres
sparrier
sparriest
sparring
sparring match
sparring mate
sparring partner
sparrings (current term)
sparrow
sparrow dominoes
sparrow hawk
sparrow hawks
sparrow limit
sparrowhawk
sparrowhawks

Literary usage of Sparrings

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

1. The Works of Mrs. Sherwood: Being the Only Uniform Edition Ever Published in by Sherwood (Mary Martha), Mrs Sherwood (1835)
"... by sundry sparrings between Julia and Stephen, and with the exploits of Miss Gatty, who, not being very hungry, was amusing herself in her usual manner, ..."

2. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1904)
"These gentlemen had had some sparrings in debate before, and continued ever very hostile to each other. I prepared a draught of the declaration committed to ..."

3. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Being His Autobiography, Correspondence by Thomas Jefferson, Henry Augustine Washington (1853)
"These gentlemen had had some sparrings in debate before, and continued ever very hostile to each other. I prepared a draught of the declaration committed to ..."

4. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1892)
"These gentlemen had had some sparrings in debate before, and continued ever very hostile to each other. I prepared a draught of the Declaration committed to ..."

5. The Bookman (1900)
"As for the sparrings and the disguises and the marriages and the kidnappings and the sieges and the intrigues— they are all bewilderingly full of lusty life ..."

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