[ Old French despense
, French dépense
, buffet, buttery, from Old French despendre
to spend, distribute, Latin dispendere
. See Dispense
A place where provisions are kept; a buttery; a larder; a pantry.
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1. A place where provisions are kept; a buttery; a larder; a pantry. 'In . . . His spence, or 'pantry' were hung the carcasses of a sheep or ewe, and two cows lately slaughtered.' (Sir W. Scott) 'Bluff Harry broke into the spence, And turned the cowls adrift.' (Tennyson) ... 2. The inner apartment of a country house; also, the place where the famil
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• (n.) A place where provisions are kept; a buttery; a larder; a pantry. • (n.) The inner apartment of a country house; also, the place where the family sit and eat.
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Spence is a English boy name. The meaning of the name is `From Spencer, meaning Provider` From Old English. The name Spence doesn`t appear In the US top 1000 most common names over de last 128 years. The name Spence seems to be unique!
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The USS Spence was an American Fletcher Class destroyer of 2050 tons displacement built under the 1940-41 programme and sunk during the Second World War. The USS Spence was powered by four Babcock and Wilcox boilers providing a top speed of 36 knots. She carried a complement of 353 and was armed with five 5 inch guns; six 40 mm Bofors anti-aircraft
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Spence is a surname. Notable persons with that surname include: ...
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