spur englannista suomeksi
kiihoke, kannustin, yllyke
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 5)
1786, Francis Grose, ''A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons'', page 22:
- Two sorts of spurs seem to have been in use about the time of the Conquest, one called a pryck, having only a single point like the gaffle of a fighting cock; the other consisting of a number of points of considerable length, radiating from and revolving on a center, thence named the rouelle or wheel spur.
A jab given with the spurs.
1832, ''The Atheneum'' (volume 31, page 493)
- I had hardly said the word, when Kit jumped into the saddle, and gave his horse a whip and a spur — and off it cantered, as if it were in as great a hurry to be married as Kit himself.
(RQ:Shakespeare Troilus Q1)
Roots, tree roots.
(RQ:Shakespeare Tempest) the strong-bas'd promontory / Have I made shake; and by the spurs pluck'd up / The pine and cedar (..)
The short wooden buttress of a post.
A projection from the round base of a column, occupying the angle of a square plinth upon which the base rests, or bringing the bottom bed of the base to a nearly square form. It is generally carved in leafage.
A piece of timber fixed on the bilgeways before launching, having the upper ends bolted to the vessel's side.
A curved piece of timber serving as a half to support the deck where a whole beam cannot be placed.
A very short line of a railway line.
1592, William Shakespeare, ''Richard III'', Act V, Scene III, line 339:
- Draw, archers, draw your arrows to the head! Spur your proud horses hard, and ride in blood; Amaze the welkin with your broken staves!
1599, William Shakespeare, ''Twelfth Night'', Act III, Scene IV, line 4.
- My desire / (More sharp than filed steel) did spur me forth...
(quote-journal)|date=17 November 2014|passage=What is unbearable, in fact, is the feeling, 13 years after 9/11, that America has been chasing its tail; that, in some whack-a-mole horror show, the quashing of a jihadi enclave here only spurs the sprouting of another there; that the ideology of Al Qaeda is still reverberating through a blocked Arab world whose Sunni-Shia balance (insofar as that went) was upended by the American invasion of Iraq.
To put spurs on.
To press forward; to travel in great haste.
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(RQ:Lyly Mother Bombie)
(RQ:Beaumont Fletcher Comedies and Tragedies)
1638, Thomas Heywood, "The Rape of Lucrece. A true Roman Tragedy", in ''The Dramatic Works of Thomas Heywood'', Vol. V, John Pearson, 1874, pages 230 & 231.
''The Pall Mall Magazine'', Vol. 33, 1904, page 435.