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  • They wore black petticoats reaching half way down the calf of the leg, red stockings, red spensers, and white chemises, with long white sleeves;

    Visit to Iceland Ida Pfeiffer 1827

  • In that day, spensers were unknown, staysails doing their duty.

    The Crater James Fenimore Cooper 1820

  • Hey, spensers mom … seeing as everyone's been so, huh … "helpful" here today, here's a little suggestion for getting that painting job over quicker.

    Think Progress 2009


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