verb (used with object), spiled, spil·ing.
Origin of spile1
verb (used with or without object), spiled, spil·ing, noun
Examples from the Web for spiles
Historical Examples of spiles
The first thing done in the latter work was the driving of spiles.Cleveland Past and Present
It makes all dar stumacs big, like as you seed 'em, and spiles dar 'gestion.
"John, ye musn't talk so ter th' sarvents; it spiles 'em," said his wife.
"Not if it spiles your work, it ain't," said the man in yellow.Tales of Space and Time
Herbert George Wells
It's to life what a drought is to Nature—an' it spiles mo' people than any other weakness.The Bishop of Cottontown
John Trotwood Moore
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).