archaic
: sprinkled over

Word History

Etymology

Middle English spreynt, from past participle of sprengen to sprinkle

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sprent was in the 14th century

Dictionary Entries Near sprent

Cite this Entry

“Sprent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sprent. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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