spröjs

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Swedish[edit]

fönster med spröjsar; spröjsade fönster
spröjsar mellan stolsben, spröjsar i stolsrygg

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Danish dialectal sprøjse, from an older German word Spräutze, Sprütze, Sprüs, Spreusse, related to Danish sprosse, German Sprosse (rung, crosspiece), and Spreize (support beam). Used in Swedish since 1779.

Noun[edit]

spröjs c

  1. a muntin, a mullion; a separator (of wood, metal, or stone) between panes in a window
  2. a rung, a crosspiece in a ladder or between the legs of a chair; a separator in any kind of framework

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