Definitions of spur:
  • noun:   a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward
    Example: "Cowboys know not to squat with their spurs on"
  • noun:   tubular extension at the base of the corolla in some flowers
  • noun:   any pointed projection
  • noun:   a railway line connected to a trunk line
  • noun:   a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
  • verb:   incite or stimulate
    Example: "The Academy was formed to spur research"
  • verb:   goad with spurs
    Example: "The rider spurred his horse"
  • verb:   equip with spurs
    Example: "Spur horses"
  • verb:   strike with a spur
  • verb:   give heart or courage to

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