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  • n. A spadeful.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A spadeful.

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Examples

  • When you are somehow become still as lava their eternal functions seem utterly bewildered, simply to keep you as warm in a certain spot as a rubber bottle filled with the history of every sunlight ever laid daily upon this earth until now; or too like a single spitful cat who only knows its true name when played through your twin parting lips.

    Might You As Well Then

  • You are only hurting yourself, your neightbors, your children and me if you are going to be that spitful and turn your support to McCain.

    Blitzer on Obama: He seemed at ease

  • May 21st, 2008 8: 22 am ET democrats who would vote for Mccain over Obama in the GE are either spitful about senator Clinton losing or are racist, because in terms of policies, Obama and Clinton are too close to vote for Mccain.

    Obama, Clinton supporters both say Clinton attacking unfairly

  • Heartless, non-caring, begrudging, spitful, hateful, spoiled brats who didn't get their way and now want to throw a tantrum.

    A Clinton backer turns to McCain

  • Sometimes, as you point out, making enemies is good politics — which, as you point out, the GOP has long realized (people will vote for you if the right “special interest groups” hate you — people are spitful that way, alas).

    Matthew Yglesias » Prizes for Drugs

  • In the meantime, Eumolpus, locked out as he was, was being very roughly handled by the cooks and scullions of the establishment; one aimed a spitful of hissing-hot guts at his eyes; another grabbed a two-tined fork in the pantry and put himself on guard.

    Satyricon

  • Does it not almost drive you mad to know that those beggarly wretches are walking about as masters in our mountains, when six determined men might kill a whole spitful any day?

    Complete Original Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant

  • The others joined him just as he had succeeded in inserting a bit of fresh wick; and soon after a strong flame was established, and a fresh spitful of shark-steaks hung frizzling over it.

    The Ocean Waifs A Story of Adventure on Land and Sea

  • As someone that knows more about this than ALL of you on here posting your spitful opinions, the truth? this goes ESPECIALLY to WATCHER ..

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  • I'm not spitful im Peed off to think everyones tax dollars are being wasted on something that we keep putting dollars into.

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