Definition of Spaits
1. spait [n] - See also: spait
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Literary usage of Spaits
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General Interest Decided by Isaac Grant Thompson, Irving Browne (1884)
"83; Faulkner v. City of Aurora, 85 Ind. 130; Dill. Mun. Corp., § 774. Judgment affirmed as of the date of the submission. Judgment affirmed. spaits v. ..."
2. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1900)
"JG spaits. Manito; music. Evening session. 7:30 o'clock. Music; recitation, Guy Porter. Mason City; The Necessity and Relation of County, District and State ..."
3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"Tears in spaits fa' fast frae her e'e." Ballad, Jock o' the Syde. SPAK-UP, replied. "A man spah-up." ' Aa spah for ye"-— interceded for you. ..."
4. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1884)
"'The Franchise Bill,' says another Radical, 'is being used as a spaits of bogey to frighten Radicals into condoning those ..."
5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1888)
"... debauches were consistent with deep and fervent piety — " the spaits of prayin' and drinkin' " that stupefied the unsophisticated southern traveller. ..."