Definition of sparable in English:

sparable

Line breaks: spar|able
Pronunciation: /ˈsparəb(ə)l
 
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noun

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

Origin

early 17th century: contraction of sparrow-bill (in the same sense), with reference to the nail's shape.

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