Definition for spiling (2 of 3)
verb (used with object), spiled, spil·ing.
Origin of spile1
Definition for spiling (3 of 3)
verb (used with or without object), spiled, spil·ing, noun
Examples from the Web for spiling
I rushed forrard, and raised her to my arms: spiling thereby a new weskit and a pair of crimson smalcloes.Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush|William Makepeace Thackeray
With a bound, Willy Horse cleared the spiling and leaped to the river bed to finish his victim.Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders in the Great North Woods|Jessie Graham Flower
Is about this here "spiling the River" which snarlers set down to our sort.
The ship passed between the long rows of spiling with nice judgment.The Best Short Stories of 1919|Various
Then he took a few turns with the other end about a spiling, and held hard.Jack Harvey's Adventures|Ruel Perley Smith
British Dictionary definitions for spiling
Word Origin for spile
Word Origin and History for spiling
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).