Meaning of SPAR in English
/ spɑː(r); NAmE / verb , noun
■ verb ( -rr- ) [ v ] spar (with sb)
to make the movements used in boxing , either in training or to test the speed of your opponent's reaction
to argue with sb, usually in a friendly way
a strong pole used to support the sails, etc. on a ship
a structure that supports the wing of an aircraft
noun Middle English : shortening of Old French esparre , or from Old Norse sperra ; related to Dutch spar and German Sparren .
verb Old English sperran , spyrran strike out , of unknown origin; compare with Old Norse sperrask kick out.
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005