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1917, from Yiddish or German, literally "spray." Spritzer "glass of wine mixed with carbonated water" is from 1961.
To spray or sprinkle: the fixative with which he spritzed it so it would not smear/ She spritzed a little scent behind her ear and was ready (1976+)
[fr Yiddish, ''spray'']