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noun \ˈsprag\

Definition of sprag

  1. :  a pointed stake or steel bar let down from a halted vehicle (as a wagon) to prevent it from rolling

Origin and Etymology of sprag

origin unknown

First Known Use: 1902

Rhymes with sprag

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