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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. English philosopher and sociologist who applied the theory of natural selection to human societies (1820-1903);
[syn: Spencer, Herbert Spencer]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spencer \Spen"cer\, n. [OF. despensier. See Spence, and cf. Dispenser.] One who has the care of the spence, or buttery. [Obs.] --Promptorium Parvulorum. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spencer \Spen"cer\, n. [From the third Earl Spencer, who first wore it, or brought it into fashion.] A short jacket worn by men and by women. --Ld. Lutton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spencer \Spen"cer\, n. (Naut.) A fore-and-aft sail, abaft the foremast or the mainmast, hoisted upon a small supplementary mast and set with a gaff and no boom; a trysail carried at the foremast or mainmast; -- named after its inventor, Knight Spencer, of England [1802]. [1913 Webster] Spencer mast, a small mast just abaft the foremast or mainmast, for hoisting the spencer. --R. H. Dana, Jr. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Trysail \Try"sail\, n. (Naut.) A fore-and-aft sail, bent to a gaff, and hoisted on a lower mast or on a small mast, called the trysail mast, close abaft a lower mast; -- used chiefly as a storm sail. Called also spencer. --Totten. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Spencer n 1: English philosopher and sociologist who applied the theory of natural selection to human societies (1820-1903) [syn: Spencer, Herbert Spencer]
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Spencer -- U.S. County in Kentucky Population (2000): 11766 Housing Units (2000): 4555 Land area (2000): 185.902414 sq. miles (481.485022 sq. km) Water area (2000): 5.893165 sq. miles (15.263226 sq. km) Total area (2000): 191.795579 sq. miles (496.748248 sq. km) Located within: Kentucky (KY), FIPS 21 Location: 38.036096 N, 85.336802 W Headwords: Spencer Spencer, KY Spencer County Spencer County, KY
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Spencer -- U.S. County in Indiana Population (2000): 20391 Housing Units (2000): 8333 Land area (2000): 398.685928 sq. miles (1032.591768 sq. km) Water area (2000): 2.546198 sq. miles (6.594621 sq. km) Total area (2000): 401.232126 sq. miles (1039.186389 sq. km) Located within: Indiana (IN), FIPS 18 Location: 38.024372 N, 87.013205 W Headwords: Spencer Spencer, IN Spencer County Spencer County, IN
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Spencer, WI -- U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 1932 Housing Units (2000): 852 Land area (2000): 1.988430 sq. miles (5.150010 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.988430 sq. miles (5.150010 sq. km) FIPS code: 75400 Located within: Wisconsin (WI), FIPS 55 Location: 44.756406 N, 90.298178 W ZIP Codes (1990): 54479 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Spencer, WI Spencer
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Spencer, NE -- U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 541 Housing Units (2000): 272 Land area (2000): 0.524644 sq. miles (1.358822 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.524644 sq. miles (1.358822 sq. km) FIPS code: 46275 Located within: Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31 Location: 42.874589 N, 98.700147 W ZIP Codes (1990): 68777 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Spencer, NE Spencer
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Spencer, NY -- U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 731 Housing Units (2000): 316 Land area (2000): 1.032548 sq. miles (2.674287 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.011895 sq. miles (0.030807 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.044443 sq. miles (2.705094 sq. km) FIPS code: 70167 Located within: New York (NY), FIPS 36 Location: 42.212423 N, 76.496345 W ZIP Codes (1990): 14883 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Spencer, NY Spencer
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Spencer, NC -- U.S. town in North Carolina Population (2000): 3355 Housing Units (2000): 1427 Land area (2000): 2.653586 sq. miles (6.872755 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.653586 sq. miles (6.872755 sq. km) FIPS code: 63760 Located within: North Carolina (NC), FIPS 37 Location: 35.693672 N, 80.431906 W ZIP Codes (1990): 28159 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Spencer, NC Spencer
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Spencer, ID -- U.S. city in Idaho Population (2000): 38 Housing Units (2000): 38 Land area (2000): 1.130412 sq. miles (2.927754 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.130412 sq. miles (2.927754 sq. km) FIPS code: 75970 Located within: Idaho (ID), FIPS 16 Location: 44.367316 N, 112.192170 W ZIP Codes (1990): 83446 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Spencer, ID Spencer
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Spencer, OH -- U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 747 Housing Units (2000): 296 Land area (2000): 0.988332 sq. miles (2.559769 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.007511 sq. miles (0.019453 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.995843 sq. miles (2.579222 sq. km) FIPS code: 73992 Located within: Ohio (OH), FIPS 39 Location: 41.099755 N, 82.122854 W ZIP Codes (1990): 44275 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Spencer, OH Spencer
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Spencer, OK -- U.S. city in Oklahoma Population (2000): 3746 Housing Units (2000): 1567 Land area (2000): 5.343550 sq. miles (13.839730 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.343550 sq. miles (13.839730 sq. km) FIPS code: 69200 Located within: Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40 Location: 35.507760 N, 97.370662 W ZIP Codes (1990): 73084 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Spencer, OK Spencer
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Spencer, IN -- U.S. town in Indiana Population (2000): 2508 Housing Units (2000): 1193 Land area (2000): 1.263713 sq. miles (3.273001 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.263713 sq. miles (3.273001 sq. km) FIPS code: 71972 Located within: Indiana (IN), FIPS 18 Location: 39.286848 N, 86.764225 W ZIP Codes (1990): 47460 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Spencer, IN Spencer
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Spencer, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 11317 Housing Units (2000): 5151 Land area (2000): 10.121546 sq. miles (26.214682 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.045650 sq. miles (0.118232 sq. km) Total area (2000): 10.167196 sq. miles (26.332914 sq. km) FIPS code: 74280 Located within: Iowa (IA), FIPS 19 Location: 43.145318 N, 95.147209 W ZIP Codes (1990): 51301 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Spencer, IA Spencer
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Spencer, TN -- U.S. town in Tennessee Population (2000): 1713 Housing Units (2000): 725 Land area (2000): 6.826178 sq. miles (17.679719 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6.826178 sq. miles (17.679719 sq. km) FIPS code: 70240 Located within: Tennessee (TN), FIPS 47 Location: 35.743740 N, 85.458408 W ZIP Codes (1990): 38585 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Spencer, TN Spencer
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Spencer, SD -- U.S. city in South Dakota Population (2000): 157 Housing Units (2000): 73 Land area (2000): 0.263121 sq. miles (0.681479 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.263121 sq. miles (0.681479 sq. km) FIPS code: 60060 Located within: South Dakota (SD), FIPS 46 Location: 43.727853 N, 97.592033 W ZIP Codes (1990): 57374 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Spencer, SD Spencer
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Spencer, MA -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Massachusetts Population (2000): 6032 Housing Units (2000): 2722 Land area (2000): 2.127531 sq. miles (5.510280 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.062640 sq. miles (0.162238 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.190171 sq. miles (5.672518 sq. km) FIPS code: 66070 Located within: Massachusetts (MA), FIPS 25 Location: 42.243276 N, 71.994370 W ZIP Codes (1990): 01562 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Spencer, MA Spencer
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Spencer, WV -- U.S. city in West Virginia Population (2000): 2352 Housing Units (2000): 1154 Land area (2000): 1.185292 sq. miles (3.069891 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.019538 sq. miles (0.050604 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.204830 sq. miles (3.120495 sq. km) FIPS code: 75820 Located within: West Virginia (WV), FIPS 54 Location: 38.801690 N, 81.351689 W ZIP Codes (1990): 25276 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Spencer, WV Spencer