To spit upon
Spit Spit, v. i. 1. To throw out saliva from the mouth. [1913 Webster]

2. To rain or snow slightly, or with sprinkles. [1913 Webster]

It had been spitting with rain. --Dickens. [1913 Webster]

{To spit on} or {To spit upon}, to insult grossly; to treat with contempt. ``Spitting upon all antiquity.'' --South. [1913 Webster]


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  • To spit on — Spit Spit, v. i. 1. To throw out saliva from the mouth. [1913 Webster] 2. To rain or snow slightly, or with sprinkles. [1913 Webster] It had been spitting with rain. Dickens. [1913 Webster] {To spit on} or {To spit upon}, to insult grossly; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spit — Spit, v. i. 1. To throw out saliva from the mouth. [1913 Webster] 2. To rain or snow slightly, or with sprinkles. [1913 Webster] It had been spitting with rain. Dickens. [1913 Webster] {To spit on} or {To spit upon}, to insult grossly; to treat… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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