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spence

(spɛns)
n
dialect
a. a larder or pantry
b. any monetary allowance
c. a parlour, esp in a cottage
[C14: from Old French despense, from Latin dispendere to distribute; see dispense]

Spence

(spɛns)
n
(Biography) Sir Basil (Unwin). 1907–76, Scottish architect, born in India; designed Coventry Cathedral (1951)
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I have been a governess for five years," said she, "in the family of Colonel Spence Munro, but two months ago the colonel received an appointment at Halifax, in Nova Scotia, and took his children over to America with him, so that I found myself without a situation.
I had 4 pounds a month in my last place with Colonel Spence Munro.
It is a significant fact, stated by entomologists -- I find it in Kirby and Spence -- that "some insects in their perfect state, though furnished with organs of feeding, make no use of them"; and they lay it down as "a general rule, that almost all insects in this state eat much less than in that of larvae.
But Spence, who has blamed the press for allowing Adair to air his views, said: "My wife and daughters have had to listen to this nonsense which is nothing more than that.
Someone in Amarillo, Texas, will sleep warmer because of Mae Spence, a woman with a compassionate heart and nimble fingers.
Operating under the name Assured Shredding, the focus of the division is on document destruction and other business confidentiality matters, according to Steve Spence, who heads up Sutta Co.
LAMONT PETERSON and Errol Spence are close friends but that is unlikely to save Peterson in New York City tonight.
com/sports/gene-collier/2018/01/07/ryan-shazier-injury-sean-spence-steelers-afc-playoffs-nfl-postseason/stories/201801070075) recounted the story  of linebacker Sean Spence, who is helping to fill the void of Shazier.
The Chilean environmental authority has approved the expansion of the Spence copper mine, which would amount to an investment of about $2.
Songbird opened in September of last year and Spence managed to couple "owner and activist" during the festivities by also making them a fundraising event for a mother in the community who was fighting cancer.
WASHINGTON * The forced resignation of Tony Spence as director and editor in chief of Catholic News Service raised questions about the consequences of an editor issuing opinionated tweets, the influence of outside groups on CNS personnel decisions, and the susceptibility of the news agency to such outside influences.
Twelve leading tour operators and destination promoters from Brazil arrived in Sri Lanka on a week-long familiarization tour sponsored by the country s largest destination management company, Aitken Spence Travels.