from The Century Dictionary.

  • A simplified, and former, spelling of sponge.
  • etc. Obsolete spellings of sponge, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A sponge.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete a sponge.
  • verb obsolete to sponge.


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  • More commonly spelled "sponge" these days...

    "SPUNGE, a long staff with a roll at one end, covered with sheep skin, to scour a gun after firing." (citation in list description)

    October 9, 2008