from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A bowl-shaped, usually metal vessel, often with a funnel-shaped cover, into which tobacco chewers periodically spit.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a receptacle for spit.
- n. the absorbent pad an ink cartridge rests on in an inkjet printer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A spitbox; a cuspidor.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A vessel for receiving what is spit from the mouth; especially, a round vessel of metal, earthenware, or porcelain, made in the form of a funnel at the top, and having a bowl-shaped compartment beneath, which may be partly filled with water; a cuspidor.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a receptacle for spit (usually in a public place)
spit1 + -oon (as in balloon).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)