Spring"er(sprng"r), n. 1. One who, or that which, springs; specifically, one who rouses game.
2. A young plant.
(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.
(Zol.) The grampus.
(Zol.) A variety of the field spaniel. See Spaniel.
(Zol.) A species of antelope; the springbok.
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