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English → English (WordNet) Definition: spar spar n 1: any of various nonmetallic minerals (calcite or feldspar) that are light in color and transparent or translucent and cleavable 2: a stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging 3: making the motions of attack and defense with the fists and arms; a part of training for a boxer [syn: sparring] [also: sparring, sparred] spar v 1: furnish with spars 2: fight with spurs; “the gamecocks were sparring” 3: box lightly 4: fight verbally; “They were sparring all night” [also: sparring, sparred]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Spar Spar \Spar\, n. [OE. sparre; akin to D. spar, G. sparren, OHG. sparro, Dan. & Sw. sparre, Icel. sparri; of uncertain origin. [root]171. Cf. Spar, v. t. ] 1. (Naut.) A general term any round piece of timber used as a mast, yard, boom, or gaff. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) Formerly, a piece of timber, in a general sense; -- still applied locally to rafters. [1913 Webster] 3. The bar of a gate or door. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Spar buoy (Naut.), a buoy anchored by one end so that the other end rises above the surface of the water. Spar deck (Naut.), the upper deck of a vessel; especially, in a frigate, the deck which is continued in a straight line from the quarter-deck to the forecastle, and on which spare spars are usually placed. See under Deck. Spar torpedo (Naut.), a torpedo carried on the end of a spar usually projecting from the bow of a vessel, and intended to explode upon contact with an enemy's ships. [1913 Webster] Spar \Spar\, n. 1. A contest at sparring or boxing. [1913 Webster] 2. A movement of offense or defense in boxing. [1913 Webster] Spar \Spar\, v. t. [OE. sparren, AS. sparrian; akin to G. sperren, Icel. sperra; from the noun. [root]171. See Spara beam, bar.] 1. To bolt; to bar. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To To supply or equip with spars, as a vessel. [1913 Webster] Note: A vessel equipped with spars that are too large or too small is said to be oversparred or undersparred. [1913 Webster] Spar \Spar\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sparred; p. pr. & vb. n. Sparring.] [Of uncertain origin; cf. OF. esparer to kick, F. ['e]parer, or Icel. sperra to stretch out the legs, to struggle.] 1. To strike with the feet or spurs, as cocks do. [1913 Webster] 2. To use the fists and arms scientifically in attack or defense; to contend or combat with the fists, as for exercise or amusement; to box. [1913 Webster] Made believe to spar at Paul with great science. --Dickens. [1913 Webster] 3. To contest in words; to wrangle. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


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