Spencer



noun
1.
a short, close-fitting jacket, frequently trimmed with fur, worn in the 19th century by women and children.
2.
a man’s close-fitting jacket, having a collar and lapels and reaching just below the waist, worn in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
3.
an English wig of the 18th century.
noun, Nautical.
1.
a large gaff sail used abaft a square-rigged foremast or abaft the mainmast of a ship or bark.
noun, Military.
1.
a .52 caliber, lever-action repeating rifle and carbine patented in the U.S. in 1860 and used by the Union army and navy in the Civil War.
noun
1.
Charles, 3rd Earl of Sunderland, 1674–1722, British statesman: prime minister 1718–21.
2.
Herbert, 1820–1903, English philosopher.
3.
Platt Rogers
[plat] /plæt/ (Show IPA), 1800–64, U.S. calligrapher and teacher of penmanship.
4.
a town in NW Iowa.
5.
a town in central Massachusetts.
6.
a male given name.
noun
1.
a short fitted coat or jacket
2.
a woman’s knitted vest
noun
1.
(nautical) a large loose-footed gaffsail on a square-rigger or barque
noun
1.
Herbert. 1820–1903, English philosopher, who applied evolutionary theory to the study of society, favouring laissez-faire doctrines
2.
Sir Stanley. 1891–1959, English painter, noted esp for his paintings of Christ in a contemporary English setting

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