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Southern African bacon, fat, or fatty pork used for larding venison or other game
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Word Origin for spek
Words nearby spek
speedy, speel, speer, speir, speiss, spek, Speke, spelaean, speleology, speleotherapy, spelk
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How to use spek in a sentence
Specular, spek′ū-lar, adj. resembling a speculum: having a smooth reflecting surface: assisting vision, serving for inspection.
Subinspector, sub′in-spek-tor, n. a subordinate or assistant inspector.
Again, in answer to Cayphas's outrageous scream of fury, 'Spek man, spek!The Growth of English Drama|Arnold Wynne
It's an honor to stand befacin' such a audonce to spek a wor'r'd,' he says, 'for me frend, James de Duggan.'William Adolphus Turnpike|William Banks
The position was formed by some small boulders, overhung by spek-boem, and it commanded an ample view of anything passing beneath.A Secret of the Lebombo|Bertram Mitford