Spencer

/spen"seuhr/, n.
1. Charles, 3rd Earl of Sunderland, 1674-1722, British statesman: prime minister 1718-21.
2. Herbert, 1820-1903, English philosopher.
3. Platt Rogers /plat/, 1800-64, U.S. calligrapher and teacher of penmanship.
4. a town in NW Iowa. 11,726.
5. a town in central Massachusetts. 10,774.
6. a male given name.
/spen"seuhr/, n. Mil.
a .52 caliber, lever-action repeating rifle and carbine patented in the U.S. in 1860 and used by the Union army and navy in the Civil War.

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(as used in expressions)
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin
Churchill Randolph Henry Spencer Lord
Churchill Sir Winston Leonard Spencer
Lady Diana Frances Spencer
Lashley Karl Spencer
Perceval Spencer
Spencer Herbert
Sunderland Robert Spencer 2nd earl of
Tracy Spencer Bonaventure

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