Sprunt

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sprunt A leap; a spring.
    • Sprunt A steep ascent in a road.
    • a Sprunt Active; lively; vigorous.
    • Sprunt Anything short and stiff.
    • v. i Sprunt sprĊ­nt To spring up; to germinate; to spring forward or outward.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • sprunt To spring up; germinate.
    • sprunt To spring forward or outward.
    • n sprunt A leap; a spring; a convulsive struggle.
    • n sprunt A steep ascent in a road.
    • n sprunt Anything short and not easily bent, as a stiff curl.
    • sprunt Active; vigorous; strong; lively; brisk.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Sprunt sprunt to spring up: sprout, germinate
    • n Sprunt a steep bit in a road: a rebellious curl, &c
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Sprout (v. i.)

Usage

In literature:

I was a stevedore for Mr. Alexander Sprunt for sixty years.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Various
CONTRIBUTED BY ALEXANDER SPRUNT, JR.
"Life Histories of North American Wood Warblers Part One and Part Two" by Arthur Bent
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In news:

The School of Social Work at East Carolina University will sponsor a part-time Master of Social Work program at James Sprunt Community College, beginning in May An orientation meeting for interested students will be held Dec 6 at.
The James Sprunt Community College Nursing Department will be holding an orientation session for prospective nursing students Monday at noon and at 6 pm in Room 174 in the McGowen Building.
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