Last modified on 23 May 2014, at 21:53

sprote

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

sprote (comparative more sprote, superlative most sprote)

  1. Of dapper attire.

Usage notesEdit

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

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VerbEdit

sprote

  1. (archaic) singular past subjunctive of spruiten

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