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Definition of 'spar'

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  1. any of various nonmetallic minerals (calcite or feldspar) that are light in color and transparent or translucent and cleavable
  2. a stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging
  3. making the motions of attack and defense with the fists and arms; a part of training for a boxer
       Synonyms: sparring


  1. furnish with spars
  2. fight with spurs; "the gamecocks were sparring"
  3. box lightly
  4. fight verbally; "They were sparring all night"

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