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Spencer

Spen´cer
n.1.One who has the care of the spence, or buttery.
1.A short jacket worn by men and by women.
1.(Naut.) A fore-and-aft sail, abaft the foremast or the mainmast, hoisted upon a small supplementary mast and set with a gaff and no boom; a trysail carried at the foremast or mainmast; - named after its inventor, Knight Spencer, of England [1802].
Spencer mast
a small mast just abaft the foremast or mainmast, for hoisting the spencer.
- R. H. Dana, Jr.
Noun1.Spencer - English philosopher and sociologist who applied the theory of natural selection to human societies (1820-1903)
Synonyms: Herbert Spencer
Herbert Spencer, philosopher, sociologist
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Spellful
Spelling
spelling bee
Spelling book
spelling checker
spelling contest
spelling flame
Spelling match
Spellken
Spellwork
Spelt
Spelter
Spelunc
spelunk
spelunker
Spence
-- Spencer --
Spencer mast
Spencer Tracy
Spend
spend a penny
spend-all
spendable
Spender
Spending
spending cut
spending money
spending spree
Spendthrift
spendthrift trust
Spendthrifty
Spengler
Spenser
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