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With disparaging magnanimity in victory, Henry took Simnel into his kitchens as a turnspit.
Reform was foiled, as Burke put it, because the turnspit in the king's kitchen was a member of parliament.The English Utilitarians, Volume I.|Leslie Stephen
A turnspit is represented in his wheel, with the chain attached to the spit, for roasting the joint before the fire.Rowlandson the Caricaturist. Second Volume|Joseph Grego
Accordingly, the other turnspit was sent for, and he entered the spit very willingly, and turned away.Animal Intelligence|George J. Romanes