noun \ˈspen(t)s\

Definition of SPENCE

dial chiefly British
:  pantry

Origin of SPENCE

Middle English, from Anglo-French espence, spence, from Medieval Latin expensa victuals, from Late Latin, outlay, compulsory supply of food — more at expense
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with SPENCE


biographical name \ˈspen(t)s\

Definition of SPENCE

A(ndrew) Michael 1943– Am. econ.


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