Origin of spital
Examples from the Web for spital
So again the Normans spital at Norwich was found to be sheltering seven whole sisters and seven half-sisters.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)|Charles Creighton
Then, bidding Eadgyth to attend her, she proceeded at once to the spital, to leech the unfortunate squire.The Siege of Norwich Castle|Matilda Maria Blake
On the third day in Easter week, the 'Spital sermon is preached by a doctor in divinity.
The pulpit stood on a site that now forms the north-east corner of Spital Square.Bygone London|Frederick Ross
Spital, for hospital, survives in Spitalfields, and Spittlegate at Grantham and elsewhere.The Romance of Words (4th ed.)|Ernest Weekley