Spry (?), a. [Compar. Sprier or Spryer (); superl. Spriest or Spryest.] [Cf. dial. Sw. sprygg lively, skittish, and E. sprag.]

Having great power of leaping or running; nimble; active.

[U.S. & Local Eng.]

She is as spry as a cricket. S. Judd (Margaret).

If I'm not so large as you, You are not so small as I, And not half so spry. Emerson.


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