Definition of Spadillo

1. the ace of spades [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spadillo

spader
spaders
spades
spadesful
spadetail
spadewise
spadework
spadeworks
spadger
spadgers
spadiceous
spadices
spadicose
spadille
spadilles
spadillo (current term)
spadillos
spading
spadish
spadix
spadixes
spado
spadoes
spadones
spados
spadroon
spadroons
spae
spae-craft
spaed

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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