spence

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English spence, spense, borrowed 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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  • (file)

Noun[edit]

spence (plural spences)

  1. (Britain, dialect, dated) A buttery or pantry

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

spence

  1. Alternative form of spense

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  • English: spence