Meaning of well-sprung in English:

well-sprung

adjective

  • 1archaic Very intoxicated. Compare "sprung".

  • 2Of the ribs (especially in a specified breed of animal): extending correctly from the spine; well-formed.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Age. From well + sprung.

Pronunciation

well-sprung

/ˈwɛlˌsprʌŋ/