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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SPRIGHT

Sprightly (spright, a contraction of spirit); sprite (a contraction of spirit).

We have also spright, impregnable, and other misspelt words, for which it is difficult to assign a reason.

The gentlest shepherdess that lives this day, And most resembling, both in shape and spright, Her brother dear.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from Old French esprit "spirit," from Latin spiritus (see spirit (n.)).

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