dis- + sponge
disponge (third-person singular simple present disponges, present participle disponging, simple past and past participle disponged)
- (poetic, rare) To sprinkle, as with water from a sponge.
c. 1606–1607, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Anthonie and Cleopatra”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies […] (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, →OCLC, [Act IV, scene ix]:
The poisonous damp of night disponge upon me.
“disponge”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.