Springer

tags:  Semitic pun spook name · name   —   by Gerry · Jun 2019 · 37 words

The name Springer, which is also the name for the “knight” piece ♘ in chess, is used by aristocrats because in the Semitic languages it is a homonym for Punic, i.e. Phoenician. See the Phoenician horse-head prows.

tags:  Semitic pun spook name · name