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  4  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Springer  \Spring"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  or  that  which  springs;  specifically,  one  who 
  rouses  game. 
  2.  A  young  plant.  [Obs.]  --Evelyn. 
  3.  (Arch.) 
  a  The  impost,  or  point  at  which  an  arch  rests  upon  its 
  support,  and  from  which  it  seems  to  spring.  Hence: 
  b  The  bottom  stone  of  an  arch,  which  lies  on  the  impost. 
  The  skew  back  is  one  form  of  springer. 
  c  The  rib  of  a  groined  vault,  as  being  the  solid 
  abutment  for  each  section  of  vaulting. 
  4.  (Zo["o]l.)  The  grampus. 
  5.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  variety  of  the  field  spaniel.  See  {Spaniel}. 
  6.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  species  of  antelope;  the  sprinkbok. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Springbok  \Spring"bok`\,  Springbuck  \Spring"buck`\,  n.  [D. 
  springbok;  springen  to  spring,  leap  +  bok  a  he-goat,  buck.] 
  A  South  African  gazelle  ({Gazella  euchore})  noted  for  its 
  graceful  form  and  swiftness,  and  for  its  peculiar  habit  of 
  springing  lighty  and  suddenly  into  the  air.  It  has  a  white 
  dorsal  stripe,  expanding  into  a  broad  patch  of  white  on  the 
  rump  and  tail.  Called  also  {springer}.  [Written  also 
  {springboc},  and  {springbock}.] 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  the  lowest  stone  in  an  arch  --  from  which  it  springs  [syn:  {impost}] 
  2:  a  cow  about  to  give  birth  [syn:  {springing  cow}] 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
  Springer,  NM  (town,  FIPS  74800) 
  Location:  36.36625  N,  104.59313  W 
  Population  (1990):  1262  (589  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  87747 
  Springer,  OK  (town,  FIPS  69500) 
  Location:  34.28650  N,  97.12037  W 
  Population  (1990):  485  (231  housing  units) 
  Area:  37.4  sq  km  (land),  0.2  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  73458 

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