Spew (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spewed (?); p. pr.& vb. n. Spewing.] [OE. spewen, speowen, AS. spiwan;n to D. spuwen to spit. OS & OHG. spiwan, G. speien, Icel. spja to spew, Sw. spy, Dan. spye, Goth. spiewan, th. spjauti, L. spuere to split, Gr. , Skr. shtiv, shthiv. Cf. Pyke, Spit.] [Written also spue.]

1.

To eject from the stomach; to vomit.

2.

To cast forth with abhorrence or disgust; to eject.

Because thou art lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spew thee out of my mouth. Rev. ii. 16.

 

© Webster 1913.


Spew, v. i.

1.

To vomit.

Chaucer.

2.

To eject seed, as wet land swollen with frost.

 

© Webster 1913.


Spew, n.

That which is vomited; vomit.

 

© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.