Meaning of spencer
- a short, close-fitting jacket, frequently trimmed with fur, worn in the 19th century by women and children.
- a man's close-fitting jacket, having a collar and lapels and reaching just below the waist, worn in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
- an English wig of the 18th century.
— n. Naut.
- a large gaff sail used abaft a square-rigged foremast or abaft the mainmast of a ship or bark.
- 1674–1722, British statesman: prime minister 1718–21.
- 1820–1903, English philosopher.
- 1800–64, U.S. calligrapher and teacher of penmanship.
- a town in NW Iowa. 11,726.
- a town in central Massachusetts. 10,774.
- a male given name.
— n. Mil.
- a .52 caliber, lever-action repeating rifle and carbine patented in the U.S. in 1860 and used by the Union army and navy in the Civil War.
- spencer (Thesaurus)