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sprig

1. a shoot, twig, or sprout of a tree, shrub, etc.; spray
2. an ornamental device resembling a spray of leaves or flowers

sprig

[sprig]
(design engineering)
A small brad having no head.
(engineering)

glazier’s point, sprig

glazier’s point
A thin small three- or four-cornered piece of sheet metal, used to hold a pane of glass in a window frame while putty is applied.

sprig

A brad or nail without a head; also see glazing sprig.
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A small spriggy print will add an air of retro glamour to boyish figures, while curvy shapes should seek bolder prints to balance out proportions.
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SPRIGGY young actresses used to say with convent-girl pique that they would not remove their clothes unless their nudity was important to the plot.