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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A heavy pole for holding up a sail on a boat. Also: To box as an exercise without trying to hurt the other person.

Usage examples (34)
  • Before the competition began, two of the boxers wanted to spar to get warmed up for their event.
  • State of the Union: Carville, Matalin spar over CIA probe
  • I used three coats of diluted satin spar varnish - looks great. bournemouth
  • Iceland spar, which is crystallized carbonate of lime. for more
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