Spank"er (?), n.


One who spanks, or anything used as an instrument for spanking.

2. Naut.

The after sail of a ship or bark, being a fore-and-aft sail attached to a boom and gaff; -- sometimes called driver. See Illust. under Sail.



One who takes long, quick strides in walking; also, a fast horse.



Something very large, or larger than common; a whopper, as a stout or tall person.


Spanker boom Naut., a boom to which a spanker sail is attached. See Illust. of Ship.


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Spank"er, n.

A small coin.

[Obs. or Prov. Eng.]


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