• WordNet 3.6
    • n springer a large spaniel with wavy silky coat usually black or liver and white
    • n springer a cow about to give birth
    • n springer the lowest stone in an arch -- from which it springs
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Barbara Bush's book about her English Springer Spaniel, Millie's book, was on the bestseller list for 29 weeks. Millie was the most popular "First Dog" in history.
    • Springer (Zoöl) A species of antelope; the springbok.
    • Springer (Zoöl) A variety of the field spaniel. See Spaniel.
    • Springer A young plant.
    • Springer One who, or that which, springs; specifically, one who rouses game.
    • Springer (Arch) The bottom stone of an arch, which lies on the impost. The skew back is one form of springer.
    • Springer (Zoöl) The grampus.
    • Springer (Arch) The impost, or point at which an arch rests upon its support, and from which it seems to spring.
    • Springer (Arch) The rib of a groined vault, as being the solid abutment for each section of vaulting.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n springer One who or that which springs, in any sense. A growing plant, shrub, or tree; a sapling.
    • n springer A youth; a lad.
    • n springer In architecture:
    • n springer The impost or place where the vertical support to an arch terminates, and the curve of the arch begins.
    • n springer The lower voussoir or bottom stone of an arch, which lies immediately upon the impost.
    • n springer The bottom stone of the coping of a gable.
    • n springer The rib of a groined roof or vault. See cross-springer.
    • n springer A dog of a class of spaniels resembling the cocker, used, in sporting, to spring or flush game. See spaniel.
    • n springer The springbok.
    • n springer A grampus.
    • n springer In old music, a grace or embellishment, consisting of an after-note one degree above the principal note: as
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Springer a kind of dog of the spaniel class, useful for springing game in copses: one who springs: the bottom stone of an arch
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. springan; Ger. springen.


In literature:

Liberty and fraternity were the two springers of the new arch; its keystone was to be equality.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
WILLIAM J. SPRINGER, corporal, mustered in Aug. 15, 1862; mustered out with company May 24, 1863.
"War from the Inside" by Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
Kate Hughes; chairman executive committee, Mrs. Elmina E. Springer.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
Springer, Elmira E, 147.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
The office of E. Springer & Company was in pleasant contrast to the flower sweat-shop, for all its bright colors.
"The Long Day" by Dorothy Richardson
Its author was Francis Springer, a member of the Council and a Whig of considerable influence.
"History of the Constitutions of Iowa" by Benjamin F. Shambaugh
RICHARD SPRINGER, Chicago, Ill., No.
"Company K, Twentieth Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry" by Andrew Brown
Springer has finished with me, and oh!
"Cleek of Scotland Yard" by Thomas W. Hanshew
Still more so the real springer.
"The Dog" by Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
There is a fish called a "springer" that makes tremendous leaps out of the water after insects, and would give capital sport.
"Sporting Scenes amongst the Kaffirs of South Africa" by Alfred W. Drayson

In poetry:

With his wealth all safely put away,
He cared no longer in town to stay,
But saddled and bridled wild "Comanch"
And galloped away to Springer's ranch.
"Bill Springer's Hand" by Frank Maynard
Bill Springer, ranchman, lived south of Dodge,
He chose his bride from an Indian lodge.
He had a massive, athletic frame,
And a reputation for being game.
"Bill Springer's Hand" by Frank Maynard
"You fellers can just git up and git,
You haven't robbed old Bill Springer, yit."
They looked on the stern, determined face,
And quietly slunk out from the place.
"Bill Springer's Hand" by Frank Maynard
Ten thousand dollars were there in sight,
Before they laid down their cards that night.
What have you? at last the card shark said,
And Bill Springer's face turned very red.
"Bill Springer's Hand" by Frank Maynard

In news:

Springer 's 22 tackles in two games are just three shy of his 2009 season total of 25.
Springer became the first Jayhawk to win a Big 12 player of the week honor since Maxwell Onyegbule claimed the defensive honor vs UTEP in September of 2009.
0A 15 tackle performance this past Saturday has people musing about former Falcon Justin Springer 's NFL future.
Astros' Cosart, Singleton, Springer named to AFL Rising Stars game.
A Springer corrections officer is accused of driving drunk and crashing a city vehicle.
State Police said Michael Finkbone crashed through the gate of the Springer Recreational Center last week.
Springer , O'Connor complete courses.
LaNeisha and John Springer II.
And Mrs John Springer II.
SUNBURY — The Packer House in Sunbury was the setting for the ceremony uniting LaNeisha Ann Curry and John Lee Springer II in marriage.
Jerry Springer to host America's Got Talent show at Mann Hall.
IF YOU GO WHAT 'Jerry Springer : The Opera' WHEN 8 pm Friday, Oct 12.
Paul J Springer on the Increasingly Automated Nature of Military Drones.
'Jerry Springer : The Opera' will make its Delaware debut this weekend.
Jerry Springer' comes to mind.

In science:

Springer in ref. [Sp], though another de finition of regularity was used.
Solutions to WDVV from generalized Drinfeld-Sokolov hierarchies
Terras, Harmonic analyis on symmetric spaces and applications, I and II, Springer-Verlag, 1985.
On the finiteness of N=8 quantum supergravity
Dieck; “Representation of Compact Lie Groups” (Springer, 1985).
Generating Functional and Large N-Limit of Nonlocal 2D Generalized Yang-Mills Theories ($nlgYM_2$'s)
Talagrand, Probability in Banach spaces, Springer, 1991 [Lev] B.
Coordinate restrictions of linear operators in $l_2^n$
Binder (Ed.), Applications of Monte Carlo Methods in Statistical Physics, Springer (1984); Samuel S. M.
Monte Carlo: Basics