Definition of Spadillo
1. the ace of spades [n -S]
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Literary usage of Spadillo
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Gleanings for the Curious from the Harvest-fields of Literature: A Melange by Charles Carroll Bombaugh (1890)
"cries one, 'Here spadillo got a mark on the back; ... spadillo here hus got n mark, A child may know it in the dark. I guessed the hand: It seldom fails. ..."
2. Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson by John Aikin (1843)
"She draws up card by card, to find Good-fortune peeping from behind; With panting heart, and earnest eyes, In hope to see spadillo rise : In vain, ..."
3. Garrick's Pupil by [Pierre Marie] Augustin Filon, Augustin Filon (1893)
"Bambino, my monkey; spadillo, my favorite dog. ... I adore them both, and I would refuse to go anywhere, even to Paradise, without Bambino and spadillo. ..."
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