Spurt


Spurt
Spurt Spurt, n. 1. A sudden or violent ejection or gushing of a liquid, as of water from a tube, orifice, or other confined place, or of blood from a wound; a jet; a spirt. [1913 Webster]

2. A shoot; a bud. [Obs.] --Holland. [1913 Webster]

3. Fig.: A sudden outbreak; as, a spurt of jealousy. [1913 Webster]

{Spurt grass} (Bot.), a rush fit for basket work. --Dr. Prior. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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