Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete or dialectal form of spool. Specifically
  • n. The small wheel near the distaff in the common spinning-wheel.

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Examples

  • It was interesting and each week really spole about what's going on.

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  • So many people count on their social security to survive~ I do not see Joe as not in the know and maybe quite a bit selfish and I beleive he was misleading when he spole to Obama!

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  • As she spole, Katrinka saw the Czar take the hand of the Czarina and holding it very high, come slowly towards them.

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  • The bitch was annoyed that I spole up, and other travelers began to heckle me for saying anything, since a little white girl (about ten) was alone.

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  • Government authorities also offered GerĂ³nimo a Tsotsil interpreter instead one that spole Tseltal; he also signed a confession without understanding what it said.

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