spane

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See also: Späne

English[edit]

Verb[edit]

spane (third-person singular simple present spanes, present participle spaning, simple past and past participle spaned)

  1. (obsolete, UK, dialect) To wean; to spean.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 spane in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)

Anagrams[edit]


Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈspanɛ/, [ˈspanə]

Participle[edit]

spane

  1. inflection of spany:
    1. nominative/accusative singular neuter
    2. nominative/accusative plural

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

spane

  1. Alternative form of spanne

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *spanô, *spenô. See English spean.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

spane f

  1. (anatomy) teat

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: *spane, *spene