Spit-venom
Spit-venom Spit"-ven"om, n. Poison spittle; poison ejected from the mouth. [R.] --Hooker. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • spit venom — spit ˈvenom/ˈblood idiom to show that you are very angry; to speak in an angry way • She looked at him with eyes that spat venom. Main entry: ↑spitidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • spit blood — ● spit * * * spit ˈvenom/ˈblood idiom to show that you are very angry; to speak in an angry way • She looked at him with eyes that spat venom. Main entry: ↑spitidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spit — Spit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spit} ({Spat}, archaic); p. pr. & vb. n. {Spitting}.] [AS. spittan; akin to G. sp[ u]tzen, Dan. spytte, Sw. spotta,Icel. sp?ta, and prob. E. spew. The past tense spat is due to AS. sp?tte, from sp?tan to spit. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spit — Spit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spit} ({Spat}, archaic); p. pr. & vb. n. {Spitting}.] [AS. spittan; akin to G. sp[ u]tzen, Dan. spytte, Sw. spotta,Icel. sp?ta, and prob. E. spew. The past tense spat is due to AS. sp?tte, from sp?tan to spit. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spit|ting cobra — «SPIHT ihng», any one of various Asian and African cobras that spit their venom at the face and eyes of their victims, especially the ringhals …   Useful english dictionary

  • venom — noun 1 poisonous fluid from a snake, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ deadly, potent ▪ scorpion, snake, spider, etc. VENOM + VERB ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • spit — [[t]spɪ̱t[/t]] spits, spitting, spat (In American English, the form spit is used as the past tense and past participle.) 1) N UNCOUNT Spit is the watery liquid produced in your mouth. You usually use spit to refer to an amount of it that has been …   English dictionary

  • spit — 1. v. & n. v. (spitting; past and past part. spat or spit) 1 intr. a eject saliva from the mouth. b do this as a sign of hatred or contempt (spat at him). 2 tr. (usu. foll. by out) a eject (saliva, blood, food, etc.) from the mouth (spat the meat …   Useful english dictionary

  • spit — verb Spit is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑cat, ↑snake Spit is used with these nouns as the object: ↑mouthful, ↑venom, ↑word …   Collocations dictionary

  • spit one's venom — express one s animosity, express bitterness …   English contemporary dictionary

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