Spinnet vs Spinney - What's the difference?

spinnet | spinney |


As nouns the difference between spinnet and spinney

is that spinnet is while spinney is (uk) a small copse or , especially one planted as a shelter for game birds.

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spinnet

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Anagrams

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    spinney

    English

    Alternative forms

    * spinny

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (UK) A small copse or , especially one planted as a shelter for game birds.
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  • References

    * OED 2nd edition 1989 ----