Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of spado-footed toads (Scaphiopodidæ or Pelobatidæ), representing a low type of organization, and peculiar to America.

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Examples

  • As the dollar signs flew by on the pump, I unconsciously hummed the song blaring on the outdoor spea ...

    Jackson Williams: The Price of Oil, July 4th, and Chuck Berry

  • A similar fantasy must have been harbored by many gifted spea ...

    David Bromwich: The Character of Barack Obama

  • If hey're eected no-one ever asked me to vote and hey certainly don't spea for me.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The Pentagon’s War on the Internet - land of freedom of spea by Aimee on Thursday, Feb 16, 2006 at 9: 15: 35 AM

    The Pentagon��s War on the Internet

  • Mandela would be seated next to President Thabo Mbeki's wife Zanele and head of the Millennium Trust that is spea! rheading the celebrations, Naledi Tsiki.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Troops already assembled there spea less than enthusiastically about their surroundings.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Richard Nixon doesn't seem quite as flat on the printed page as he was in life because I think his persona overshadowed his words, and at times, his language isn't as duplicitous as some people thought it was in some instances, although he was capable, as we saw during Watergate, of using a lot of double-spea.

    Doublespeak

  • But when you spea of the beauty and the smartness of this poor girl, as of securities for virtue, you make a great mistake.

    Beauchampe, Or, the Kentucky Tragedy

  • And contrariwise, as shalbe said when we talke of words and sentences: finally some kinde of measure and concord, doe not beseeme the high stile, that well become the meane and low, as we haue said spea king of concord and measure.

    The Arte of English Poesie

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