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English definition of “spur”


noun [C] (SHARP OBJECT)    /spɜːr/ US  /spɝː/
a sharp, wheel-shaped metal object that is fixed to the heel of boots worn by people riding horses and is used to encourage the horse to go fasterHorse ridingHorse racing
(Definition of spur noun (SHARP OBJECT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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