follow Dictionary.com

Hone in vs. home in? What's the difference?

spraint

/spreɪnt/
noun
1.
(often pl) a piece of otter's dung
Word Origin
C15 sprayntes (pl), from Medieval French espraintes otter's dung, from espreindre to press out: compare express
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for spraint
Historical Examples
  • I razer zink I am,” returned the philosopher with a faint smile; “mine onkle, I zink, is spraint.

    Blown to Bits R.M. Ballantyne

Word of the Day

Word Value for spraint

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for spraint