Spile (?), n. [Cf. LG. spile, dial. G. speil, speiler, D. spijl. 170.]


A small plug or wooden pin, used to stop a vent, as in a cask.


A small tube or spout inserted in a tree for conducting sap, as from a sugar maple.


A large stake driven into the ground as a support for some superstructure; a pile.

Spile hole, a small air hole in a cask; a vent.


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Spile (?), v. t.

To supply with a spile or a spigot; to make a small vent in, as a cask.


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