verb (used without object), spit or spat, spit·ting.
verb (used with object), spit or spat, spit·ting.
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Idioms for spit
Origin of spit1
OTHER WORDS FROM spitspitlike, adjective
Definition for spit (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), spit·ted, spit·ting.
Origin of spit2
Example sentences from the Web for spit
The meat is cut in pellets, spitted on rods six or eight inches long, and lain over the glowing charcoal embers.War in the Garden of Eden|Kermit Roosevelt
I will have the first man spitted with arrows who disobeys—aye, or takes more upon himself than simple obedience to orders.Joan of the Sword Hand|S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
He was a very valiant man, but at the battle of Brignais he was spitted through the body by a Hainault man-at-arms.The White Company|Arthur Conan Doyle
Then these pieces were spitted on the ends of sharp points of hard wood and skillfully broiled or toasted in the hot flames.Algonquin Indian Tales|Egerton R. Young
I set to work on one of the turkeys, and spitted such a quantity of the meat, fat and lean, that I was obliged to laugh at myself.The Backwoodsman|Various