from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having spice added, spicy.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of spice.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Impregnated with an aromatic odor; spicy to the smell; spice-laden.
  • Particular as to detail; over-nice in matters of conscience or the like; scrupulous; squeamish.


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