/spen"seuhr/, n.1. Charles, 3rd Earl of Sunderland, 1674-1722, British statesman: prime minister 1718-21.2. Herbert, 1820-1903, English philosopher.3. Platt Rogers /plat/, 1800-64, U.S. calligrapher and teacher of penmanship.4. a town in NW Iowa. 11,726.5. a town in central Massachusetts. 10,774.6. a male given name./spen"seuhr/, n. Mil.a .52 caliber, lever-action repeating rifle and carbine patented in the U.S. in 1860 and used by the Union army and navy in the Civil War.
* * *(as used in expressions)Sir Charles Spencer ChaplinChurchill Randolph Henry Spencer LordChurchill Sir Winston Leonard SpencerLady Diana Frances SpencerLashley Karl SpencerPerceval SpencerSpencer HerbertSunderland Robert Spencer 2nd earl ofTracy Spencer Bonaventure
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