Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete or dialectal variant of spit.
  • noun The European barracuda.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Spittle.
  • transitive verb obsolete To spit; to throw out.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete spittle

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Examples

  • I'm a military officer that outranked him as a naval officer - and have spet more years in the military!

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  • ‘Well, when I found ’twas Sir Blount my spet dried up within my mouth; for neither hedge nor bush were there for refuge against any foul spring ‘a might have made at us.’

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  • I sprouted horns and spet fire, mother's ran away from my general area covering young children's ears to protect them from the string of foul mouthed obsenities that flowed from my now deep seated resentment towards all bestbuy stores.

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  • No sooner had she ended her devoute conjuring prayer, but she saide to her husband: Now John, cough and spet: which John accordingly did.

    The Decameron

  • And Frederigo, being all this while without, hearing her witty conjuration of a Spirit, which he himselfe was supposed to be, being ridde of his former jealous suspition: in the middst of all his melancholy, could very hardly refraine from laughing, the jest appeared so pleasing to him: But when John cought and spet, softly he said to himselfe: When next thou spetst, spet out all thy teeth.

    The Decameron

  • Bruno sodainely turning him about, and seeing Calandrino to cough and spet in such sort, saide to the rest.

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  • Yes, said he, being forgetfull of my selfe, once I did spet in Gods Church.

    The Decameron

  • Brawne hence, cannot be able to swallow the Pill: for it wil be so extreme bitter in his mouth, as it will enforce him to Coughe and spet extraordinarily.

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  • So soone as his tongue tasted the bitter Aloes, he began to coughe and spet extreamly, as being utterly unable, to endure the bitternesse and noysome smell.

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  • Friar smiling, said: Alas Sonne, that is a matter of no moment; for wee that are Religious persons, doe use to spet there every day.

    The Decameron

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