Springe

Definition of Springe

Pronunciation: sprĭnj
n.1.A noose fastened to an elastic body, and drawn close with a sudden spring, whereby it catches a bird or other animal; a gin; a snare.
As a woodcock to mine own springe.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To catch in a springe; to insnare.
1.To sprinkle; to scatter.
He would sowen some difficulty,
Or springen cockle in our cleane corn.
- Chaucer.

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bait, birdlime, bola, booby trap, cobweb, deadfall, dragnet, fishhook, fly, gill net, ground bait, hook, jig, lariat, lasso, lime, lure, meshes, mousetrap, net, noose, plug, pound net, purse seine, seine, snare, sniggle, spinner, squid, toils, trapfall, trawl, wobbler
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