Definition of Spittoons

1. Noun. (plural of spittoon) ¹



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Definition of Spittoons

1. spittoon [n] - See also: spittoon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spittoons

spitting distance
spitting distances
spitting image
spitting images
spitting snake
spitting spider
spitting spiders
spittings
spittle
spittle insect
spittlebug
spittlebugs
spittles
spittly
spittoon
spittoons
spitty
spitwad
spitwads
spitz
spitz dog
spitzer
spitzers
spitzes
spiv
spiveries
spivery
spivias
spivs
spivveries

Literary usage of Spittoons

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1. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1874)
"At Philadelphia—Rule in Printing Letters—Promise as to Railroads— Experience of them—Railway-cars—Charcoal Stoves—Ladies' Cars — Spittoons — Massachusetts ..."

2. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1874)
"At Philadelphia—Rule in Printing Letters—Promise as to Railroads— Experience of them—Railway-cars—Charcoal Stoves—Ladies' Cars — Spittoons — Massachusetts ..."

3. Ten Years in Washington: Life and Scenes in the National Capital, as a Woman by Mary Clemmer (1874)
"... Jonathan and Sir Philip Sidney Superseded—Underneath the Gold and Lace—" Into the Ear of a Foolish Girl"J—TW Census of Spittoons "—'' A Horror in Our ..."

4. Ten Years in Washington: Or, Inside Life and Scenes in Our National Capital by Mary Clemmer (1882)
"... Jonathan and Sir Philip Sidney Superseded—Underneath the Gold and Lace—" Into the Ear of a Foolish Girl"—The Census of Spittoons"—" A Horror in Our ..."

5. Life in the forests of the Far East by Spenser St. John (1862)
"... Chamber—The Bed—Boxes—Property—General look of Discomfort—Spittoons—Dismounted Iron Guns—Taken from the English—Excitement in the Town—Hereditary Hatred ..."

6. Indo-Aryans: Contributions Towards the Elucidation of Their Ancient and by Raja Rājendralāla Mitra (1881)
"Drinking cups ; water carafes; goblets; spittoons; betel boxes; courier bags; leather bottles ; dressing cases. Musical Instruments. Coats. Food and drink. ..."

7. Kiana: A Tradition of Hawaii by James Jackson Jarves (1857)
"... fans, fly-brushes, spittoons, sunscreens, and lighter articles of clothing, waited upon them. Some of these young women were gracefully formed, ..."

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