Spit"tle (?), n.

See Spital.

[Obs.]

B. Jonson.

 

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Spit"tle, v. t. [See Spit to spade.]

To dig or stir with a small spade.

[Prov. Eng.]

 

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Spit"tle, n.

A small sort of spade.

[Prov. Eng.]

 

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Spit"tle, n. [From Spit to eject from the mouth: cf. Spattle, and AS. spatl.]

The thick, moist matter which is secreted by the salivary glands; saliva; spit.

Spittle insect. Zool. See Cuckoo spit (b), under Cuckoo.

 

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