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Words nearby spelt
Definition for spelt (2 of 2)
Origin of spelt2
Example sentences from the Web for spelt
I too was taught the trade of man And spelt the lesson plain; But they, when I forgot and ran, Remembered and remain.
“ROMA” is a story about betrayal, but it was only after I finished writing it that I realized “ROMA” was AMOR spelt backwards.
The party was in despair, and Cameron brilliantly spelt out the need for change.
If he spelt it ethiques, no printer would have blundered and substituted checks.
I have therefore re-spelt it throughout, so as to shew the right pronunciation.
Better spelt pannage or paunage (Manwood has pawnage), as cited in Blount's Nomolexicon.
The first man who handed on the name Wilson (or Willson, as it is still sometimes spelt) was himself the "son of Will."Stories That Words Tell Us|Elizabeth O'Neill
Shakespeare refers to elves as ouphes, which is the same word as oaf and was formerly spelt aulf.Archaic England|Harold Bayley