Definition of Spails

1. spail [n] - See also: spail



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spails

spagirics
spagoer
spagoers
spags
spagyric
spagyrical
spagyrically
spagyrics
spagyrist
spagyrists
spahee
spahees
spahi
spahis
spail
spails (current term)
spained
spaing
spaings
spaining
spains
spairge
spairged
spairges
spairging
spait
spaits
spake
spakely
spakest

Literary usage of Spails

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Century by Bim Sherman (1899)
"Now, Misther McGeever, would ye cut that many spails all in the wan night?" —evincing an eager interest. " In wan night, if I sat in me own house an' did ..."

2. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... And freezing spangles of the Lapland skies ; ;¡Now swells his canvas to the sultry line, '¡With glittering spails where Indian grottos shine, ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"... a basket made of wooden spails, oak preferred, for carrying food to cattle on a farm. SPY-FARLEY, a marvel-monger, one who sees and retails wonderful ..."

4. The Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1841)
"... They'll keep their stubborn Highland spirit : But smash them! crash them a' to spails! ..."

5. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... Shall mourn these spails, and this victorious day ; Shall wish, too late ! the golden helt unsought, And curse the trophies he so dearly hought! ..."

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