Definition of spurs
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.
He shook his head to dismiss the troublesome thoughts, and dug his spurs into the flanks of the horse.
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.
a thing that prompts or encourages someone; an incentive.
Any player averaging a hat-trick per game over an entire season is clearly not lacking talent, but Ross claims that enthusiasm is his main spur .
urge (a horse) forward by digging one's spurs into its sides.
Jack let out a loud whoop as he spurred his horse on.