Definition of Spicks

1. Noun. (plural of spick) ¹



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Definition of Spicks

1. spick [n] - See also: spick

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spicks

spicier
spiciest
spiciferous
spiciform
spicily
spiciness
spicinesses
spicing
spick
spick-and-span
spick and span
spicker
spickest
spicknel
spicknels
spicks (current term)
spicose
spicous
spics
spicula
spiculae
spicular
spiculate
spiculation
spiculations
spicule
spicules
spiculiform
spiculigenous
spiculispongiae

Literary usage of Spicks

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1. Illustrations of Irish History and Topography, Mainly of the Seventeenth by Caesar Litton Falkiner, Fynes Moryson, Josias Bodley, Luke Gernon, William Brereton, Albert Jouvin (1904)
"There were several rooms with no windows other than the ' spicks,' or loopholes, ... On the other hand ' spicks ' were fairly numerous, and the total of the ..."

2. Illustrations of Irish History and Topography: Mainly of the Seventeenth Century by Caesar Litton Falkiner, Fynes Moryson, Josias Bodley, Luke Gernon, William Brereton, Albert Jouvin (1904)
"There were several rooms with no windows other than the ' spicks," or loopholes, intended for defensive purposes. The north-east tower, in which the Deputy ..."

3. Our Hispanic Southwest by Ernest Peixotto (1916)
"The Mexican men they despise and call "spicks." There is a rough crowd of these "spicks" down by the Great Smelter that belches its volumes of yellow smoke ..."

4. General View of the Agriculture of the County of Gloucester by Thomas Rudge (1807)
"Thatching with helm straw, 5s. per square, including spicks and rope yarn: will last thirty ... Thatching with common threshed straw, something less. spicks ..."

5. The Student by Isaac Sharpless, Watson W. Dewees (1887)
"... comes down from his lofty stand in a cedar tree by the open pasture and " spicks, spicks " about in the borders of the wood, where his mate is hatching ..."

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