Spencer

[given name] Spencer is a given name of British origin. ==Meaning== ==List of persons with the given name== ===Fictional characters=== ...
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Spencer

Spencer is an English name for boys and girls. The meaning is `provider` The name Spencer is most commonly given to English and Welsh boys. (2 times more often than to American boys.) Although in most countries Spencer is a name given to boys. In the United States, 1 out of 14 Spencer`s are girls. What do they use in other countries? Spenser (Engli...
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Spencer

Meaning as a surname: A household servant.
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Spencer

[n] - English philosopher and sociologist who applied the theory of natural selection to human societies (1820-1903)
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Spencer

Spen'cer noun [ Old French despensier . See Spence , and confer Dispenser .] One who has the care of the spence, or buttery. [ Obsolete] Promptorium Parvulorum.
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Spencer

Spen'cer noun [ From the third Earl Spencer , who first wore it, or brought it into fashion.] A short jacket worn by men and by women. Ld. Lutton.
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Spencer

Herbert Spencer noun English philosopher and sociologist who applied the theory of natural selection to human societies (1820-1903)
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Spencer

• (n.) A short jacket worn by men and by women. • (n.) One who has the care of the spence, or buttery. • (n.) A fore-and-aft sail, abaft the foremast or the mainmast, hoisted upon a small supplementary mast and set with a gaff and no boom; a trysail carried at the foremast or mainmast; -- named after its inventor, Knight Spencer, of ...
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Spencer

Spencer is the name given to a fore and aft gaff sail carried in square-rigged ships instead of mizzen staysails. The spencer was usually attached to the gaff by hoops, which enabled it be handled easily.
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Spencer

Spencer is a variety of apple.
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Spencer

Spencer, city (1990 pop. 11,066), seat of Clay co., NW Iowa, on the Little Sioux River; inc. 1880. The city lies in a fertile farm area. Beef is processed, and Spencer's manufactures include work clothes, machinery, prefabricated buildings, and metal products. A famous county fair is held every Sept...
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Spencer

The Spencer was the first successful repeating rifle. It was manufactured in 1862 by the Spencer repeating Rifle Company, in the USA. The Spencer was a lever-action, rolling block rifle with a 7-round tube magazine in the butt. It had an effective range of 275 metres.
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Spencer

A spencer was a man's short, double-breasted overcoat without tails popular during the late 18th and early 19th centuries, and named after Earl Spencer who popularised the coat. The spencer ended at the waist and was closed with buttons down the front. It had long sleeves that ended in cuffs. The neckline had a stand-fall collar. The spencer was wo...
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spencer

a short, close-fitting coat worn by woman and children in the early 19th century.
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Spencer

[clothing] The Spencer, dating from the 1790s, was originally a woolen outer tail-coat with the tails omitted. It was worn as a short waist-length, double-breasted, man`s jacket. It was originally named for George Spencer, 2nd Earl Spencer (1758-1834). It was adopted as mess dress by British military officers, leading to the name mess jacke...
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Spencer

Fore-and-aft sail set on a standing gaff abaft the fore and mainmasts.
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Spencer

[baseball] Spencer was a Major League Baseball shortstop who played in one game for the Washington Nationals in {by|1872}. Spencer, whose first name is unknown, went hitless in four at bats in his only career game. ...
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Spencer

[Essex cricketer] Spencer (first name and dates unknown) was an English first-class cricketer for Essex and the Hornchurch Cricket Club who was active in the 1790s and is recorded in one first-class match in 1793, totalling 2 runs with a highest score of 2. ==Bibliography== ...
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