Definition of Spreathe

1. to chap [v SPREATHED, SPREATHING, SPREATHES] - See also: chap



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spreathe

spreading bellflower
spreading depression
spreading dogbane
spreading factor
spreading fleabane
spreading pogonia
spreadingly
spreadingness
spreads
spreadsheet
spreadsheeting
spreadsheetlike
spreadsheets
spreagh
spreaghs
spreathe (current term)
spreathed
spreathes
spreaze
spreazed
spreazes
spreazing
sprechgesang
sprechstimme
spreckled
spred
spredd
spredde
spredden
spreddes

Literary usage of Spreathe

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1890)
"[F. of D.] spreathe. vb. To chap ; of the skin. [Hund. of Berk.] [S.] SPRINGE. [pron. as hinge.] sb. A snare for birds. [Hund. of Berk.] "Ay! ..."

2. A Glossary of Dialect & Archaic Words Used in the County of Gloucester by John Drummond Robertson (1890)
"[F. of D.] spreathe. vb. To chap; of the skin. [Hund, of Berk.] [S.] SPRINGE, [pron. as hinge.] sb. A snare for birds. [Hund, of Berk.] " Ay ! ..."

3. Collectanea Glocestriensia; Or, A Catalogue of Books, Tracts, Prints, Coins by John Delafield Phelps (1842)
"spreathe, effect of cold on the lips or face. Shuffle, s. eager haste. Scud, s. a slight shower. Shatter, to scatter. ..."

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