verb (used with object), spiled, spil·ing.
- spill over,
- spill the beans,
Origin of spile1
verb (used with or without object), spiled, spil·ing, noun
Examples from the Web for spile
But "rules o' the road" dump you down, chill yer sperrits, and spile all the fun.
But dints and diakkylum plaster will spile the best sport, dontcher see.
She was great on sketchin, and the way shed use up good paint and spile nice clean paper was a sinful waste.
Why will not beer run out of the tap of a cask until a spile has been driven in at the top?The Reason Why|Anonymous
Cunnel, you'r the only decent man in the State—d——d if you haint—and your politics are a'most bad 'nuff to spile a township.Among the Pines|James R. Gilmore
Word Origin for spile
tap or spout for drawing maple sugar, 1844, from Northern English dialect spile "splinter" (1510s), from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German spile "splinter, skewer, bar, spindle," perhaps related to spike (n.1).