verb (used with object), spliced, splic·ing.
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Idioms for splice
- to issue a ration of spirits, as grog, to all hands.
- to drink spirits.
Origin of splice
OTHER WORDS FROM splicesplice·a·ble, adjectivere·splice, verb (used with object), re·spliced, re·splic·ing.un·der·splice, verb (used with object), un·der·spliced, un·der·splic·ing.un·spliced, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for splice
A splice is something that causes a connection, a spectacle is something that causes that, a return is something that causes that.Matisse Picasso and Gertrude Stein|Gertrude Stein
If he could splice the wire hanging in front of him, Valier would once more be in perfect shape.Tight Squeeze|Dean Charles Ing
She could knot and splice, box the compass, and every sailor's weather rhyme was familiar to her.Woven with the Ship|Cyrus Townsend Brady
His last name had a splice in the middle of it—'twas Catesby-Stuart.Cape Cod Stories|Joseph C. Lincoln
Yes, I cocked one off the splice in the gully and the blighter gathered it.