Definition for SPRING'Y

SPRING'Y, a. [from spring.]

  1. Elastic; possessing the power of recovering itself when bent or twisted.
  2. Having great elastic power. – Arbuthnot.
  3. Having the power to leap; able to leap far.
  4. Abounding with springs or fountains; wet; spungy; as, springy land.

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