Spawl (?), n.

A splinter or fragment, as of wood or stone. See Spall.

 

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Spawl, n. [Cf. AS. spatl, fr. sp&aemac;tan to spit; probably akin to spiwan, E. spew. Cf. Spew.]

Scattered or ejected spittle.

 

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Spawl, v. i. & t. [imp. & p. p. Spawled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Spawling.] [Cf. AS. spatlian.]

To scatter spittle from the mouth; to spit, as saliva.

Why must he sputter, spawl, and slaver it In vain, against the people's favorite. Swift.

 

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