EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SPRIG
Here's a little mignonette I put in the bottom, so't everybody could have a sprig.
Chop up a stick of celery, a sprig of parsley, a carrot, an onion.
It is not, however, stated why or when this sprig was conferred.
He held a sprig of laurel in his hand during the time he was confined in the pillory.
A white frock and a little sentiment,—a sprig of jessamine and a bit of poetry!
Willie generally cuts me off with a sprig for my button-hole.
"You mustn't go, of course, until you have seen the chickens," said Mr. Sprig.
Let it cool and then pour over the fish that is to be served with a sprig of parsley.
“That is Mr Ashurst, a sprig of nobility of some sort,” was the answer.
Taking a sprig of jessamine and holding it to her nose, she went up to that picture.
c.1400, "shoot, twig or spray of a plant, shrub," probably from Old English spræc "shoot, twig," of obscure origin.