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Definitions of spur
n. - A branch of a vein. 2
n. - The track of an animal, as an otter; a spoor. 2
n. - A sparrow. 2
n. - A tern. 2
n. - An implement secured to the heel, or above the heel, of a horseman, to urge the horse by its pressure. Modern spurs have a small wheel, or rowel, with short points. Spurs were the badge of knighthood. 2
n. - That which goads to action; an incitement. 2
n. - Something that projects; a snag. 2
n. - One of the large or principal roots of a tree. 2
n. - Any stiff, sharp spine, as on the wings and legs of certain burds, on the legs of insects, etc.; especially, the spine on a cock's leg. 2
n. - A mountain that shoots from any other mountain, or range of mountains, and extends to some distance in a lateral direction, or at right angles. 2
n. - A spiked iron worn by seamen upon the bottom of the boot, to enable them to stand upon the carcass of a whale, to strip off the blubber. 2
n. - A brace strengthening a post and some connected part, as a rafter or crossbeam; a strut. 2
n. - The short wooden buttress of a post. 2
n. - 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. 2
n. - Any projecting appendage of a flower looking like a spur. 2
n. - Ergotized rye or other grain. 2
n. - A wall that crosses a part of a rampart and joins to an inner wall. 2
n. - A piece of timber fixed on the bilge ways before launching, having the upper ends bolted to the vessel's side. 2
n. - A curved piece of timber serving as a half to support the deck where a whole beam can not be placed. 2
v. t. - To prick with spurs; to incite to a more hasty pace; to urge or goad; as, to spur a horse. 2
v. t. - To urge or encourage to action, or to a more vigorous pursuit of an object; to incite; to stimulate; to instigate; to impel; to drive. 2
v. t. - To put spurs on; as, a spurred boot. 2
v. i. - To spur on one' horse; to travel with great expedition; to hasten; hence, to press forward in any pursuit. 2

The word "spur" uses 4 letters: P R S U.

Direct anagrams of spur:
  purs

Words formed by adding one letter before or after spur (in bold), or to prsu in any order:
a -   praus   supra   b -   burps   e -   purse   sprue   super   g -   sprug   i -   puris   sirup   l -   purls   slurp   m -   rumps   n -   spurn   o -   pours   roups   r -   purrs   s -   spurs   t -   spurt   turps   u -   usurp   y -   pursy   syrup  

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pur   pus   sup   up   ups   us  

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