Definition of Spurter
1. one that spurts [n -S] - See also: spurts
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spurter
spurs of the moment
spurter (current term)
Literary usage of Spurter
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Student's History of English Literature by William Edward Simonds (1921)
"Long they fight, monster and man; this is no Grendel, this fire-spurter. The fierce heat shrivels up the shield, the heroes are hard pressed; ..."
2. A Student's History of English Literature by William Edward Simonds (1921)
"... fire-spurter. The fierce heat shrivels up the shield, the heroes are hard pressed; but at last Wiglaf disables the dragon, Beowulf gives the deathblow. ..."
3. An Introduction to the Study of English Fiction by William Edward Simonds (1894)
"Long they fight, monster and man : this is no Grendel, this fire-spurter. The fierce heat shrivels up the shield; the heroes are hard pressed ; at last ..."
4. Out West: A Magazine of the Old Pacific and the New by Charles Fletcher Lummis, Archaeological Institute of America Southwest Society, Sequoya League (1904)
"'Fore I could pull up, the rattlin' pizen spurter had lunged plump into the mule's shoulder. "'Twas all done in a jiffy, an' I says to myself, says I, ..."
5. Therapeutic Gazette (1905)
"... and the liver again becomes more intimate, and it may be necessary to divide fibrous tissue with the scissors, controlling an occasional spurter with ..."