The more clear-cut a given story, the less likely it is to spawn rumors.
This idea is really the spawn of Mark Levin, the wingnut radio host, who has (of course) written a book about it.
The success of I, Claudius, both in terms of critical acclaim and commercial triumph, continues to spawn successors.
If Clint Eastwood and a dolphin had sex, I would be the spawn.
Replaying sections will spawn enemies in the same place, but what happens then changes from time to time.
They feed on other things, too, notably their own spawn or that of other fish.
The other infants are the spawn of the alleys about Our Street.
It spends most of its life in the sea, but ascends the rivers in order to spawn, like the salmon.
The spawn is now completed, and the bricks are allowed to dry.
spawn and I were the last to leave, save for the eight men who were the mine's night guards.
early 15c., from Anglo-French espaundre, Old French espandre "to spread out, pour out," from Latin expandere (see expand). The notion is of a "spreading out" of fish eggs released in water. The meaning "to engender, give rise to" is attested from 1590s. Related: Spawned; spawning.
early 15c., from spawn (v.); figurative sense of "brood, offspring" is from 1580s.