Definition for SPRIG

SPRIG, n. [W. ysbrig; ys, a prefix, and brig, top, summit; that is, a shoot, or shooting to a point. Class Brg.]

  1. A small shoot or twig of a tree or other plant; a spray; as, a sprig of laurel or of parsley.
  2. A brad or nail without a head. [Local.]
  3. The representation of a small branch in embroidery.
  4. A small eye-bolt ragged at the point. – Encyc.

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