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dis- +‎ sponge


disponge (third-person singular simple present disponges, present participle disponging, simple past and past participle disponged)

  1. (poetic, rare) To sprinkle, as with water from a sponge.
    • William Shakespeare
      The poisonous damp of night disponge upon me.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for disponge in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)