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spencer †kind of wig XVIII; short double-breasted overcoat XVIII; form of life-belt XIX. f. family name Spencer; in the several senses respectively after Charles Spencer, third Earl of Sunderland (1674–1722), George John Spencer, second Earl Spencer (1758–1834), Knight Spencer (fl. 1803)
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Spencer, city (1990 pop. 11,066), seat of Clay co., NW Iowa, on the Little Sioux River; inc. 1880. The city lies in a fertile farm area. Beef is processed, and Spencer's manufactures include work clothes, machinery, prefabricated buildings, and metal products. A famous county fair is held every September.

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