Sparger vs Spadger - What's the difference?

sparger | spadger |


As nouns the difference between sparger and spadger

is that sparger is a vessel with a perforated cover for sprinkling a liquid while spadger is (uk|slang) a sparrow.

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sparger

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A vessel with a perforated cover for sprinkling a liquid.
  • (Webster 1913)

    spadger

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (UK, slang) A sparrow.
  • * 1961 , Margery Allingham, Three cases for Mr. Campion (page 82)
  • The broadcasting blokes are twittering away like spadgers over there.
  • * (Roald Dahl), The Swan
  • 'If you think spadgers is easy,' the father said, 'go get yourself a jenny wren. Jenny wrens is 'alf the size of spadgers and they never sit still for one second. Get yourself a jenny wren before you start shootin' yer mouth off about 'ow clever you is.'