Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as spattle.
  • n. In zoology, a spatulate formation or spatuliform part; specifically, in ornithology, the racket at the end of the tail-feathers, as of the motmots or sawbills and certain parrakeets and humming-birds. See cuts under Momotus, Prioniturus, and Spathura.

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Examples

  • Moi aussi je trouvais ca ridicule mais j'pouvais pas faire autrement. j'ai un peu ete vexé alors j'ai arrété et j'les ai regardé travailler comme des forcenés a decoller la colle avec une mini spatule.

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Par contre apres il a fallut decoller la moquette et gratter la colle en dessous a la spatule.

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Then strew some powdered fine sugar into the bottom of the dish it is to go in, and with a broad spatule lay your cream upon it: when half is laid in, strew some more fine sugar upon it, and then lay in the rest of the cream leaving behind some whey that will be in the bottom and strew some more sugar upon that.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Then, with a proper stick or spatule, mix well the rotten-stone and water; after which, let No. 1 rest for, say one minute, then carefully pour off into bottle No. 2 (or, what would be better, draw off by a syphon) as much of the floating particles of rotten-stone as is suspended in the water.

    American Hand Book of the Daguerreotype

  • D'Arpentigny in _La Chirognomonie_, although the captain adds, that the hands must be _en spatule_ -- that is to say, with the end of the fingers enlarged in the form of a spatula.

    Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 442 Volume 17, New Series, June 19, 1852

  • Stir it often with a woodden spatule or spoon, that it burn not to the bottom: But break it not.

    The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened

  • Then strew some poudered fine sugar in the bottom of the dish it is to go in, and with a broad spatule lay your cream upon it: when half is laid in, strew some more fine sugar upon it, and then lay in the rest of the Cream (leaving behinde some whey that will be in the bottom) and strew more sugar upon that.

    The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened

  • A l'aide d'une spatule, ajoutez le zeste de citron et l'extrait de rose et mélangez bien.

    A Foodie Froggy in Paris

  • Remuer à l'aide d'une spatule en bois, ajouter le colorant et transférer dans une assiette creuse.

    A Foodie Froggy in Paris

  • Mélangez à la spatule cette fois et versez dans le moule préparé.

    A Foodie Froggy in Paris

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