Sprit

Definition of Sprit

Pronunciation: sprĭt
v. t.1.To throw out with force from a narrow orifice; to eject; to spurt out.
v. i.1.To sprout; to bud; to germinate, as barley steeped for malt.
n.1.A shoot; a sprout.
1.(Naut.) A small boom, pole, or spar, which crosses the sail of a boat diagonally from the mast to the upper aftmost corner, which it is used to extend and elevate.

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spar, spritsail
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