Definition of Spreathe
1. to chap [v SPREATHED, SPREATHING, SPREATHES] - See also: chap
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spreathe
Literary usage of Spreathe
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."