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[spring-er] /ˈsprɪŋ ər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that springs.
2.
Architecture. the first voussoir above the impost of an arch.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see spring, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for springer

springer

/ˈsprɪŋə/
noun
1.
short for springer spaniel
2.
Also called springing cow. a cow about to give birth
3.
a person or thing that springs
4.
(architect)
  1. the first and lowest stone of an arch
  2. the impost of an arch
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