Definitions of spar:
  • noun:   making the motions of attack and defense with the fists and arms; a part of training for a boxer
  • noun:   a stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging
  • noun:   any of various nonmetallic minerals (calcite or feldspar) that are light in color and transparent or translucent and cleavable
  • verb:   furnish with spars
  • verb:   fight verbally
    Example: "They were sparring all night"
  • verb:   box lightly
  • verb:   fight with spurs
    Example: "The gamecocks were sparring"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #60093)

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