spulzie
spulzie spul"zie (sp[u^]l"z[i^] or sp[u^]l"y[i^]), n. [Cf. {Spoil}.] Plunder, or booty. [Written also {spuilzie}, and {spulye}.] --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

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  • spulzie — spul·zie …   English syllables

  • spulzie — I. ˈspu̅e̅l(y)i verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: alteration (ʒ being taken as z) of earlier spulʒie, from Middle English (Scots) spulʒien, spolyen, from Middle French espoillier more at spoil chiefly Scotland …   Useful english dictionary

  • spuilzie — spulzie spul zie (sp[u^]l z[i^] or sp[u^]l y[i^]), n. [Cf. {Spoil}.] Plunder, or booty. [Written also {spuilzie}, and {spulye}.] Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spulye — spulzie spul zie (sp[u^]l z[i^] or sp[u^]l y[i^]), n. [Cf. {Spoil}.] Plunder, or booty. [Written also {spuilzie}, and {spulye}.] Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spuilzie — Spuil zie (sp[u^]l z[i^] or y[i^]), n. See {Spulzie}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spoils — n plunder, loot, booty, haul, gain, benefit, profit, acquisitions, prizes, winnings, the game, boodle; Scot spulzie OLD bribe FORMAL spoliation, despoliation COLLOQ. pickings …   Useful english dictionary

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