Definition of sparable in English:


Syllabification: spar·a·ble
Pronunciation: /ˈsparəbəl


  • A headless nail used for the soles and heels of shoes.
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    • I put a patch inside the right shoe - and have nailed them inside the toe and put sparables in the heels.


early 17th century: contraction of sparrow-bill, in the same sense.

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