Definitions for "Sprit"
Keywords:  spar, sail, diagonally, mast, aftmost
A small boom, pole, or spar, which crosses the sail of a boat diagonally from the mast to the upper aftmost corner, which it is used to extend and elevate.
A spar for a spritsail
A fenland term for a pole, shaft or quant.
Keywords:  sprout, barley, malt, germinate, bud
To sprout; to bud; to germinate, as barley steeped for malt.
A shoot; a sprout.
Keywords:  spurt, eject, throw, orifice, narrow
To throw out with force from a narrow orifice; to eject; to spurt out.