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spring·er / ˈspringər/ • n. 1. (usu. spring·er span·iel) a small spaniel of a breed originally used to spring game. There are two main breeds, the English springer spaniel, typically black and white or brown and white, and the less common red and white Welsh springer spaniel. 2. Archit. the lowest stone in an arch, where the curve begins. 3. a cow or heifer near to calving.

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springer.
1. Lowest stone of an arch on the impost.

2. Kneeler or skew-block at the lowest end of the raking top of a gable.

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springer.
1. (Ger. Nachschlag). Ornament in which an extra note, indicated in smaller mus.-type, takes part of the preceding note's time- value, i.e. the opposite of appoggiatura.

2. Norweg. folk-dance (springar) in 3/4 time, used in their mus. by Grieg and Svendsen.