noun, British Dialect.
a pantry.
a male given name, form of Spencer.

a larder or pantry
any monetary allowance
a parlour, esp in a cottage

Sir Basil (Unwin). 1907–76, Scottish architect, born in India; designed Coventry Cathedral (1951)


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