Definition of Spurred

1. a. Wearing spurs; furnished with a spur or spurs; having shoots like spurs.



Definition of Spurred

1. Verb. (past of spur) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spurred

1. spur [v] - See also: spur

Medical Definition of Spurred

1. 1. Wearing spurs; furnished with a spur or spurs; having shoots like spurs. 2. Affected with spur, or ergot; as, spurred rye. Spurred corolla, a corolla in which there are one or more petals with a spur. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Spurred

spurling
spurlings
spurn
spurne
spurned
spurner
spurners
spurnes
spurneth
spurning
spurningly
spurnings
spurns
spurnwater
spurnwaters
spurred (current term)
spurred gentian
spurrer
spurrers
spurrey
spurreys
spurrier
spurriers
spurries
spurring
spurrings
spurrite
spurrites
spurry
spurs

Literary usage of Spurred

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

1. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"Corolla with but one petal spurred at base, deciduous. 8. ... Petals slightly cohering into a heart-shaped or 2-spurred corolla, either deciduous or ..."

2. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and by James Balfour Paul (1893)
"Gu. three legs in armour ppr. garnished and spurred or, ... Gu. three legs of a man ppr. flexed in triangle, garnished and spurred or (3rd quarter). ..."

3. A Short History of the English People by John Richard Green (1899)
"crowd, and horsemen spurred along every road to carry over the country the news of the acquittal. Section VII—William of Orange.« Amidst the tumult of the ..."

4. The North American Medical and Surgical Journal (1829)
"As far back as the fifteenth century, the ergot, or spurred rye, was known to exert a very powerful influence upon the human system as well as upon that of ..."

5. An Introduction to the Modern Classification of Insects: Founded on the by John Obadiah Westwood (1840)
"2 spurred; basal joint of max. palpi short; terminal joint sometimes very ... Anterior tibia; 2 spurred; discoidal cell wanting; basal joint of antenna; ..."

6. The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler (1899)
"... AGAINST BOOTED AND spurred PRIVILEGE (Delivered on the Gallows at tbc Market Cross in Edinburgh, in June 1685) Gentlemen and Brethren : — IT 1s for all ..."

7. Annals of the American Revolution: Or, A Record of the Causes and Events by Jedidiah Morse (1824)
"... find their own interest so intimately connected with ours, that they will be spurred on to befriend us from that motive, if no other should take place. ..."

8. Annals of the American Revolution: Or, A Record of the Causes and Events by Jedidiah Morse (1824)
"... find their own interest so intimately connected with ours, that they will be spurred on to befriend us from that motive, if no other should take place. ..."

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