sprang

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past tense of spring

sprang

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noun

: a weaving technique in which threads or cords are intertwined and twisted over one another to form an openwork mesh

Word History

Etymology

Noun

probably from Norwegian, a kind of embroidery

First Known Use

Noun

1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sprang was in 1951

Dictionary Entries Near sprang

Cite this Entry

“Sprang.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sprang. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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