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spencer


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Spencer  \Spen"cer\,  n.  [OF.  despensier  See  {Spence},  and  cf 
  {Dispenser}.] 
  One  who  has  the  care  of  the  spence,  or  buttery.  [Obs.] 
  --Promptorium  Parvulorum 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Spencer  \Spen"cer\,  n.  [From  the  third  Earl  Spencer,  who  first 
  wore  it  or  brought  it  into  fashion.] 
  A  short  jacket  worn  by  men  and  by  women.  --Ld.  Lutton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Spencer  \Spen"cer\,  n.  (Naut.) 
  A  fore-and-aft  sail,  abaft  the  foremast  or  the  mainmast, 
  hoisted  upon  a  small  supplementary  mast  and  set  with  a  gaff 
  and  no  boom;  a  trysail  carried  at  the  foremast  or  mainmast; 
  --  named  after  its  inventor,  Knight  Spencer,  of  England 
  [1802]. 
 
  {Spencer  mast},  a  small  mast  just  abaft  the  foremast  or 
  mainmast,  for  hoisting  the  spencer.  --R.  H.  Dana,  Jr 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Trysail  \Try"sail\,  n.  (Naut.) 
  A  fore-and-aft  sail,  bent  to  a  gaff,  and  hoisted  on  a  lower 
  mast  or  on  a  small  mast,  called  the  trysail  mast,  close  abaft 
  a  lower  mast;  --  used  chiefly  as  a  storm  sail.  Called  also 
  {spencer}.  --Totten. 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Spencer,  IA  (city,  FIPS  74280) 
  Location:  43.14587  N,  95.15112  W 
  Population  (1990):  11066  (4824  housing  units) 
  Area:  25.9  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  51301 
  Spencer,  ID  (city,  FIPS  75970) 
  Location:  44.38083  N,  112.18638  W 
  Population  (1990):  11  (31  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  83446 
  Spencer,  IN  (town,  FIPS  71972) 
  Location:  39.28705  N,  86.76915  W 
  Population  (1990):  2609  (1173  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  47460 
  Spencer,  LA 
  Zip  code(s):  71280 
  Spencer,  MA  (CDP,  FIPS  66070) 
  Location:  42.24387  N,  71.99197  W 
  Population  (1990):  6306  (2671  housing  units) 
  Area:  5.5  sq  km  (land),  0.2  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  01562 
  Spencer,  NC  (town,  FIPS  63760) 
  Location:  35.69435  N,  80.43308  W 
  Population  (1990):  3219  (1384  housing  units) 
  Area:  5.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  28159 
  Spencer,  NE  (village,  FIPS  46275) 
  Location:  42.87463  N,  98.70163  W 
  Population  (1990):  536  (261  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.3  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  68777 
  Spencer,  NY  (village,  FIPS  70167) 
  Location:  42.21508  N,  76.49476  W 
  Population  (1990):  815  (335  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  14883 
  Spencer,  OH  (village,  FIPS  73992) 
  Location:  41.09750  N,  82.12277  W 
  Population  (1990):  726  (262  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  44275 
  Spencer,  OK  (city,  FIPS  69200) 
  Location:  35.50770  N,  97.37035  W 
  Population  (1990):  3972  (1601  housing  units) 
  Area:  13.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  73084 
  Spencer,  SD  (city,  FIPS  60060) 
  Location:  43.72787  N,  97.59169  W 
  Population  (1990):  317  (162  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  57374 
  Spencer,  TN  (town,  FIPS  70240) 
  Location:  35.74233  N,  85.45669  W 
  Population  (1990):  1125  (466  housing  units) 
  Area:  8.5  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  38585 
  Spencer,  VA 
  Zip  code(s):  24165 
  Spencer,  WI  (village,  FIPS  75400) 
  Location:  44.75539  N,  90.29821  W 
  Population  (1990):  1757  (752  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  54479 
  Spencer,  WV  (city,  FIPS  75820) 
  Location:  38.80420  N,  81.35627  W 
  Population  (1990):  2279  (1162  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.5  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  25276 




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