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English definition of “spur”

spur

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