Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who spins out long dreary discourses; a prosy preacher.

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Examples

  • spintext’, ‘lacklatin’, ‘mumblematins’, all applied to ignorant clerics; ‘bitesheep’ (a favourite word with Foxe) to such of these as were rather wolves tearing, than shepherds feeding, the flock;

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