Definitions

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  • v. Second-person singular simple present form of spit.

Etymologies

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spit +‎ -est

Examples

  • While thou pourest down thy drunken carouses, thou givest thy Savior a portion of gall; while thou despisest his poor servants, thou spittest in his face; while thou puttest on thy proud dresses, and liftest up thy vain heart with high conceits, thou settest a crown of thorns on his head; while thou wringest and oppressest his poor children, thou whippest him and drawest blood from his hands and feet. —

    The New Testament Commentary Vol. III: John

  • Thou spittest forth much, and namest nothing; thou libellest, and provest nothing. '

    Life of Martin Luther

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