a device with a small spike or a spiked wheel that is worn on a rider’s heel and used for urging a horse forward.
Jacobs said he used the spurs to control the horse and that any force he used was to control the horse and keep himself out of danger.
a thing that prompts or encourages someone; an incentive.
profit was both the spur and the reward of enterprise
sinonim: stimulus, incentive, encouragement, inducement, impetus, prod, motivation, inspiration, catalyst, springboard, kick up the backside, shot in the arm
a thing that projects or branches off from a main body, in particular.
The gallery formed a spur jutting off the main building and was entered at its eastern end through the door that had not been walled up after Elizabeth’s visit.
sinonim: projection, spike, point, process