Definition of Sprews

1. sprew [n] - See also: sprew



Lexicographical Neighbors of Sprews

spreethes
spreeze
spreezed
spreezes
spreezing
spreite
spreiten
sprelve
sprelves
sprengel pump
sprent
spreon
spreons
sprew
sprews (current term)
sprezzatura
sprezzaturas
sprier
spriest
sprig
sprig tail
sprigged
sprigger
spriggers
spriggier
spriggiest
sprigging
spriggite
spriggy

Literary usage of Sprews

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

1. The Cupola Furnace: A Practical Treatise on the Construction and Management by Edward Kirk (1903)
"It is the custom in some foundries, where the sprews and gates amount to from thirty to forty per cent, of the heat, to melt them without milling to remove ..."

2. Cupola Furnance: A Practical Treatise on the Construction and Management of by Edward Kirk (1899)
"It is the custom in some foundries, where the sprews and gates amount to from thirty to forty per cent, of the heat, to melt them without milling to remove ..."

3. Testamenta Eboracensia, Or, Wills Registered at York: Illustrative of the by James Raine, John William Clay (1855)
"... a colur of evere bounden with selver and over gilt, and a fair sprews ... with silver and gilt, a sprews ..."

4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1827)
"... he tben ' The dazzling plumage of the birds continually attracted the attention ; and I particularly remarked two sprews of a dark though glossy green, ..."

5. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"... are sprews, Parrots, Weaver-birds, Silver-eyes and Butcher-birds1. In Trinidad a blight both directly and indirectly due to the sugar-cane ..."

6. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1827)
"... he then ' The dazzling plumage of the birds continually attracted the attention ; and I particularly remarked two sprews of a dark though glossy green, ..."

7. The Journal of Captain William Pote, Jr.: During His Captivity in the French by William Pote, John Fletcher Hurst (1895)
"June ye 17^ This Day Every man In ye Yard put a peice of sprews In their hats or Caps In Commemoration yt ..."

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