Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of cuspidor.

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Examples

  • Swinging from the rope portiere, slathering the pomade upon my beardless face, and all manner of the metaphysical ick in my oversized cuspidors!

    Excerpt from Urdoxa 2.0

  • The bar itself was fitted with a brass footrail that had three cuspidors pushed neatly under it.

    Rain Gods

  • The bar itself was fitted with a brass footrail that had three cuspidors pushed neatly under it.

    Rain Gods

  • So yes, shirtlessness, OR leather pants, OR microcephalopods, OR 2-gallon cuspidors on each aisle.

    An anecdote for your amusement (sic) | clusterflock

  • The bar itself was fitted with a brass footrail that had three cuspidors pushed neatly under it.

    Rain Gods

  • The sight gag here (grade C-plus) is that Buford is a tower of filth who's constantly falling afoul of cuspidors and manure piles.

    Future Shock In The Old West

  • In the hotel office she could see a stretch of bare unclean floor, a line of rickety chairs with brass cuspidors between, a writing-desk with advertisements in mother-of-pearl letters upon the glass-covered back.

    Main Street

  • The others slid forward on the long seat, unbuttoned their vests, thrust their feet up on the chairs, pulled the stately brass cuspidors nearer, and ran the green window-shade down on its little trolley, to shut them in from the uncomfortable strangeness of night.

    Babbit

  • Carol, looking through the flyspecked windows of the hotel, sees only rickety chairs and cuspidors, but Bea thrills to "the swell traveling man" she spies there, to the "lovely marble" soda fountain, and to all the stores — "one just for tobacco alone."

    Sheer Data

  • Carol waited for him in the station, among huddled German women with shawls and umbrellas, and ragged-bearded farmers in corduroy coats; peasants mute as oxen, in a room thick with the steam of wet coats, the reek of the red-hot stove, the stench of sawdust boxes which served as cuspidors.

    Main Street

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