Main meanings of sprigger in English

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sprigger1

Pronunciation /ˈsprɪɡə/

noun

  • A person who decorates something with a sprig or sprigs; especially a person (typically a woman) employed to embroider or embellish fabric, garments, etc., with designs or motifs resembling sprigs of foliage, flowers, etc. Now chiefly historical.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From sprig + -er.

Main meanings of sprigger in English

: sprigger1sprigger2

sprigger2

Pronunciation /ˈsprɪɡə/

noun

Australian
  • (chiefly Australian Rules Football). A person who is responsible for studding or maintaining the boots of a team, etc.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). Partly from sprig + -er.