spright

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Spright \Spright\, verb (used with an object) To haunt, as a spright. [Obs.] --Shak.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Spright \Spright\ (spr[imac]t), noun [See {Sprite}.]

1. Spirit; mind; soul; state of mind; mood. [Obs.] "The high heroic spright." --Spenser.

Wondrous great grief groweth in my spright. --Spenser.

2. A supernatural being; a spirit; a shade; an apparition; a ghost.

Syn: sprite.

Forth he called, out of deep darkness dread, Legions of sprights. --Spenser.

To thee, O Father, Son, and Sacred Spright. --Fairfax.

3. A kind of short arrow. [Obs.] --Bacon.


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