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besprent

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adjective be·sprent \bi-ˈsprent\

Definition of besprent

archaic

  1. :  sprinkled over



Origin and Etymology of besprent

Middle English bespreynt, from past participle of besprengen to besprinkle, from Old English besprengan, from be- + sprengan to scatter; akin to Old English springan to spring


First Known Use: 14th century


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