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- noun lands the
revenuesof which supported a hospitalor the site of a hospital
- noun a house or place of
refugefor the sick, especially one for patients with contagious diseases
- noun a
shelterbuilt along roads in 16th and 17th century Scotland as a shelter from wolf attacks
Sorry, no etymologies found.
So glad to see ur hubcat iz outta teh horse spittal.
Ai wud do it mahself iffit put me in teh horse spittal.
Himz WUZ definitlee poyzin — putted boaf mah Grandpa & mah Momcat into teh horse spittal wif nastee infekshuns frum bites.
Wen ai wuz a liefgard, we had to haz sumwun airlifted to teh horse-spittal fur teh saem kind uv fing.
With their usual oafish delivery of spittal, a Fox News mouthpiece called the Iraq Civil War, “snowballing sectarian violence.”
Looks like the split-finger fastballs, the cutters, and the sliders have done away with a need for a sneaked gob of spittal on the ball to get that crazy dip-and-doodle advantage pitchers felt it was worth cheating to get in those days; just like the hitters got caught with their syringes shootin' up those muscle-enhancing liquid steroids.
To steal from one another, is indeed highly criminal and indecent; for this may be strictly stiled defrauding the poor (sometimes perhaps those who are poorer than ourselves), or, to set it under the most opprobrious colours, robbing the spittal.
"Proctors to some spittal house," and of men who carried dispensations about the country.
Sandy gae a bit hauch, an 'swallowed a spittal, an' stappin 'forrit a bittie, began -- "Mester Chairman ----" He gae Pottie a glower that nearhand knokit him aff the box he was sittin' on.
Syne he swallowed a spittal, an 'said -- "Freends an' fella ratepeyers. "