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Definitions of spar:

part of speech: noun

A mineral which is perfectly crystalline.

part of speech: past tense, past participle

Sparred.

part of speech: noun

A mineral having a soft luster; a general name for a mast, yard, boom, etc.; a contest at boxing, or in words.

part of speech: verb

To close or fasten with a spar; to bar.

part of speech: verb

To fight in show, or as preparatory to a real contest, as a pugilist; to box in gloves; to wrangle; to quarrel in words.

part of speech: noun

A term applied to those crystals or minerals which break up into rhombs, cubes, plates, prisms, & c., with smooth cleavage faces, as in calcspar, felspar, brown- spar, Iceland- spar, and the like.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To box; contest in words.

part of speech: noun

SPARRER.

part of speech: present participle

Sparring.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To box with the hands: to fight with showy action: to dispute:- pr. p. sparring; pa. t. and pa. p. sparred.

part of speech: noun

A feigned blow; a contention with the fists.

part of speech: noun

A rafter: a general term for masts, yards, booms, and gaffs, etc.

part of speech: noun

Any long round piece of timber, as a mast, a yard, a boom, & c.

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