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  1. Southern African bacon, fat, or fatty pork used for larding venison or other game
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Examples from the Web for spek

Historical Examples

  • I spek Anglish like an Anglishman, address to me the vord in Anglish.

    Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris

    Henry Labouchre

  • It's an honor to stand befacin' such a audonce to spek a wor'r'd,' he says, 'for me frend, James de Duggan.'

  • Specular, spek′ū-lar, adj. resembling a speculum: having a smooth reflecting surface: assisting vision, serving for inspection.

  • Again, in answer to Cayphas's outrageous scream of fury, 'Spek man, spek!