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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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Otolith carbon isotopic signatures from both Sprigger Bank and Old Dan Bank were significantly lower in 2002 than in 2004--a result that may have reflected the lower salinity conditions in 2002.
Test statistic Region and month Sites compared (pseudo-F) Florida Bay June 2002 Black Betsy Key, Old Dan Bank 3.69 Black Betsy Key, Sprigger Bank 4.07 Black Betsy Key, Schooner Bank 0.38 Old Dan Bank, Sprigger Bank 2.57 Old Dan Bank, Schooner Bank 2.97 Sprigger Bank, Schooner Bank 3.07 Sept 2003 Old Dan Bank, Sprigger Bank 4.04 Old Dan Bank, Schooner Bank 1.79 Sprigger Bank, Schooner Bank 1.86 Ten Thousand Is.
Oxfoot is a good starting point but you can go all the way to Sprigger Bank if you like.
The shallow waters from Sprigger Bank westward will hold schools of newly-arrived and re-energized fish.
Center stage for all this action is located in the shallow waters to the west and northwest of Sprigger Bank.
When the spriggers heard about the new bermudagrass it wasn't long before Earl Elsner's telephone began ringing.