spraing

noun
\ ˈsprāŋ \
plural -s

Definition of spraing

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Scottish
: a bright streak or stripe
\ " \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of spraing (Entry 2 of 2)

Scottish
: to furnish or adorn with bright streaks or stripes

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History and Etymology for spraing

Noun

of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse sprang lace, Norwegian sprang, a kind of embroidery; probably akin to Norwegian sprang jump, Old English springan to jump, spring

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“Spraing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spraing. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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