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Oxford dictionary definition of the word spar:
verb (spars, sparring, sparred)
1make the motions of boxing without landing heavy blows, as a form of training:
one contestant broke his nose while sparring
argue with someone without marked hostility:
mother and daughter spar regularly over drink, drugs, and career
2(of a gamecock) fight with the feet or spurs.
1a period or bout of sparring.
2 informal a close friend:
Buster was his spar and he didn’t want to let him down
Old English sperran, spyrran ‘strike out’, of unknown origin; compare with Old Norse sperrask ‘kick out’