verb (used with object), spliced, splic·ing.
- to issue a ration of spirits, as grog, to all hands.
- to drink spirits.
Origin of splice
Related formssplice·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
Examples from the Web for splicing
The fact was, his ship had been got ready for sea in two days; hence the splicing.In Eastern Seas|J. J. Smith
He thought it was a sea-phrase for splicing a rope, just as he supposed “main-sheet” was the largest sail of a ship.Waiting for Daylight|Henry Major Tomlinson
The dimensions of the chord and splicing would be found in the same manner as for a Howe Truss.Instructions on Modern American Bridge Building|G. B. N. Tower
The shells being relatively small, it becomes necessary to piece them together by a system of splicing.History of the Fan|George Woolliscroft Rhead
There he found the farmer engaged in mending a hoe-handle, which had been broken, by splicing it.Frank's Campaign|Horatio Alger, Jr.