Definition of Spirtle

1. v. t. To spirt in a scattering manner.



Definition of Spirtle

1. Verb. To spurt in a scattering manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spirtle

1. a porridge stick [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spirtle

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spiropentane
spiropentanes
spiroplasma
spiroplasmataceae
spiroscope
spiroscopes
spirostan
spirostans
spirotrich
spirotrichs
spiroylous
spirt
spirted
spirting
spirtle (current term)
spirtled
spirtles
spirtling
spirts
spirula
spirulae
spirulas
spirulate
spirulina
spirulinas
spirurida
spirurida infections
spirurina
spiruroid

Literary usage of Spirtle

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1. Lexilogus; Or, a Critical Examination of the Meaning and Etymology of by Philipp Karl Buttmann, John Roles Fishlake (1846)
"... with the ι and the meaning of to spirtle, can be proved to have been in actual use. Lobeck, in a note on Soph. Aj. 1019. which I had overlooked, ..."

2. Lexilogus; Or, a Critical Examination of the Meaning and Etymology of by Philipp Karl Buttmann, John Roles Fishlake (1846)
"... with the i and the meaning of to spirtle, can be proved to have been in actual use. Lobeck, in a note on Soph. Aj. 1019. which I had overlooked, ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1890)
"[V. of Glos.] [Hund. of Berk.] [S.] SPIRT. vb. To sprout, shoot. [V. of Glos.] spirtle. vb. To sprinkle. [V. of Glos.] [Hund. of Berk. ..."

4. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"And out of the grass, on a sudden, broke A spirtle of fire, a whorl of smoke — And Captain O'Neil of the Black Tyrone Was blessed with a slug in the ..."

5. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"North. SPIRT. Metaphorically, an interval, a brief space of time. North. spirtle. To sprinkle. Drayton. SPIRT-NET. A kind of fishing-net, described in ..."

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