spence

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English spence, spense, a borrowing from Middle French despense, from Medieval Latin dīspēnsa, noun use of feminine of Latin dīspēnsus, past participle of dīspendere (weigh out).

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spence (plural spences)

  1. (dated) A buttery or pantry

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