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  • noun Plural form of spile.

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Examples

  • Mrs. Grey remembered vividly when there were no camp-houses, with their big furnaces and evaporating pans, and no little metal "spiles" to conduct the sap from the trees to the tins beneath.

    Our Little Canadian Cousin

  • The industry died at the end of the century and the rotted piles or spiles, all that remained of the once busy pier, gave rise to the name of “The Spiles”, present-day Beachwood.

    Building Beachwood, Part One « Beachwood Historical Alliance

  • The industry died at the end of the century and the rotted piles or spiles, all that remained of the once busy pier, gave rise to the name of “The Spiles”, present-day Beachwood.

    2010 February 18 « Beachwood Historical Alliance

  • The industry died at the end of the century and the rotted piles or spiles, all that remained of the once busy pier, gave rise to the name of “The Spiles”, present-day Beachwood.

    2010 February « Beachwood Historical Alliance

  • The jumper was stacked with buckets and their tops, and a box of thin metal spiles.

    The Dirty Life

  • The sap buckets were scrubbed and the spiles were ready and waiting.

    The Dirty Life

  • The industry died at the end of the century and the rotted piles or spiles, all that remained of the once busy pier, gave rise to the name of “The Spiles”, present-day Beachwood.

    Building Beachwood, Part One « Beachwood Historical Alliance

  • We made our way along the main road like that, Mark running up and down the hill to the jumper for more buckets and spiles while the horses and I struggled to break a trail.

    The Dirty Life

  • The industry died at the end of the century and the rotted piles or spiles, all that remained of the once busy pier, gave rise to the name of “The Spiles”, present-day Beachwood.

    2010 February « Beachwood Historical Alliance

  • The industry died at the end of the century and the rotted piles or spiles, all that remained of the once busy pier, gave rise to the name of “The Spiles”, present-day Beachwood.

    2010 February 18 « Beachwood Historical Alliance

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