Spawl
Spawl Spawl, n. [Cf. AS. sp[=a]tl, fr. sp[=ae]tan to spit; probably akin to sp[=i]wan, E. spew. Cf. {Spew}.] Scattered or ejected spittle. [1913 Webster]

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  • Spawl — Spawl, v. i. & t. [imp. & p. p. {Spawled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spawling}.] [Cf. AS. sp[=a]tlian.] To scatter spittle from the mouth; to spit, as saliva. [1913 Webster] Why must he sputter, spawl, and slaver it In vain, against the people s favorite …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spawl — Spawl, n. A splinter or fragment, as of wood or stone. See {Spall}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spawl — noun Scattered or ejected spittle …   Wiktionary

  • spawl — I. v. n. Spit, sputter. II. n. spit, spittle, saliva …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • spawl — noun a fragment broken off from the edge or face of stone or ore and having at least one thin edge a truck bearing a mound of blue spalls • Syn: ↑spall • Hypernyms: ↑fragment …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spawled — Spawl Spawl, v. i. & t. [imp. & p. p. {Spawled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spawling}.] [Cf. AS. sp[=a]tlian.] To scatter spittle from the mouth; to spit, as saliva. [1913 Webster] Why must he sputter, spawl, and slaver it In vain, against the people s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spawling — Spawl Spawl, v. i. & t. [imp. & p. p. {Spawled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spawling}.] [Cf. AS. sp[=a]tlian.] To scatter spittle from the mouth; to spit, as saliva. [1913 Webster] Why must he sputter, spawl, and slaver it In vain, against the people s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spaldeen — /spawl deen /, n. Chiefly New York City. a smooth, pink rubber ball used in playing catch, stickball, etc. [said to be after Spalding a trademark] * * * …   Universalium

  • Spalding — /spawl ding/, n. 1. Albert, 1888 1953, U.S. violinist. 2. a male given name. * * * …   Universalium

  • spaulder — /spawl deuhr/, n. Armor. a pauldron, esp. one for protecting only a shoulder. Also called monnion. [earlier spauld shoulder (ME spald, spalde < OF espalde, espalle < L spatula SPATULA) + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

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