Definition of spence in English:

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spence

Pronunciation: /spens/

noun

archaic

Origin

Late Middle English: shortening of Old French despense, from Latin dispensa, feminine past participle of dispendere (see dispense).

Words that rhyme with spence

cense, commence, common sense, condense, dense, dispense, expense, fence, hence, Hortense, immense, offence (US offense), pence, prepense, pretence (US pretense), sense, suspense, tense, thence, whence

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Syllabification: spence

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