sprote

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally of German extraction, to be fashionable, made popular during the reign of the King George iii of England 1780s.

Adjective[edit]

sprote (comparative more sprote, superlative most sprote)

  1. Of dapper attire.

Usage notes[edit]

Restricted to the rural areas on the east coast of Scotland.

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Verb[edit]

sprote

  1. (archaic) singular past subjunctive of spruiten

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