Sprig



noun
1.
a small spray of some plant with its leaves, flowers, etc.
2.
an ornament having the form of such a spray.
3.
a shoot, twig, or small branch.
4.
Facetious. a scion, offspring, or heir of a family, class, etc.
5.
a youth or young fellow.
6.
glazier’s point.
7.
a headless brad.
8.
Metallurgy.

a small peg for reinforcing the walls of a mold.
a metal insert, used to chill certain portions of cast metal, that becomes an integral part of the finished casting.

verb (used with object), sprigged, sprigging.
9.
to mark or decorate (fabrics, pottery, etc.) with a design of sprigs.
10.
to fasten with brads.
11.
Horticulture. to propagate a plant, especially grass, by planting individual stolons.
12.
Metallurgy. to reinforce the walls of (a mold) with sprigs.
13.
to remove a sprig or sprigs from (a plant).
noun
1.
a shoot, twig, or sprout of a tree, shrub, etc; spray
2.
an ornamental device resembling a spray of leaves or flowers
3.
a small wire nail without a head
4.
(informal, rare) a youth
5.
(informal, rare) a person considered as the descendant of an established family, social class, etc
6.
(NZ) another name for stud1 (sense 7)
verb (transitive) sprigs, sprigging, sprigged
7.
to fasten or secure with sprigs
8.
to ornament (fabric, wallpaper, etc) with a design of sprigs
9.
to make sprays from (twigs and branches)

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