Definition of Spittings

1. Noun. (plural of spitting) ¹



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Definition of Spittings

1. spitting [n] - See also: spitting

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spittings

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spitters
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spitteth
spitting
spitting-cobra
spitting cobra
spitting cobras
spitting distance
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spitting spider
spitting spiders
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spittle insect
spittlebug
spittlebugs
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spittoon
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spitwad
spitwads
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spitz dog
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Literary usage of Spittings

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1. The Women of Turkey and Their Folk-lore by Lucy Mary Jane Garnett, John S. Stuart-Glennie (1891)
"But spittings and abusive epithets notwithstanding, it is desirable to make sure that no ill effects of the dreaded nazar have been left behind. ..."

2. The Monthly Religious Magazine and Independent Journal (1857)
"Spittings in my face, thirty. Blows, six thousand six hundred and sixty-six. ... Spittings in my face, a hundred and fifty. Wounds inflicted upon me about a ..."

3. Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and by Colin MacFarquhar, George Gleig (1797)
"Spittings that are black, green, and red, arc of very bad confe- quence. In inflammations of the lungs, ..."

4. Home Life in Turkey by Lucy Mary Jane Garnett (1909)
"But amulets, spittings, and abusive epithets notwithstanding, it is considered ... This is followed by spittings, blowings, prayers, and divers mysterious ..."

5. Practice of Homoeopathy by Paul Francis Curie (1838)
"... between the thighs during the menses; running from the vagina; obstruction in the nostrils, dry coryza, cough, cough in the night, spittings of pus, ..."

6. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1846)
"... and occasion faintings, blood-spittings, vomitings, and other unpleasant and dangerous symptoms. The sensation somewhat resembles that of sea sickness, ..."

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