Definition of Spitten

1. Verb. (nonstandard) Past participle of spit. ¹



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Definition of Spitten

1. spit [v] - See also: spit

Lexicographical Neighbors of Spitten

spitfires
spitful
spitfuls
spiting
spitless
spitous
spitously
spitroast
spitroasts
spits
spitsticks
spittal
spittals
spitted
spitten (current term)
spitter
spitters
spittest
spitteth
spitting
spitting-cobra
spitting cobra
spitting cobras
spitting distance
spitting distances
spitting image
spitting images
spitting snake
spitting spider

Literary usage of Spitten

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

1. History of the Regency and Reign of King George the Fourthby William Cobbett by William Cobbett (1834)
"hooted, and were actually spitten upon, by such masses of people as are seen no where but in London. Men were appointed to carry long poles with green bags ..."

2. Dr. Chase's Family Physician, Farrier, Bee-keeper, and Second Receipt Book by Alvin Wood Chase (1874)
"... wrung out of cold water and applied over the Stomach, and bits of ice be swallowed, and others heldin the mouth and the dissolving water from it spitten ..."

3. A Dictionary of the Old English Language: Compiled from Writings of the XII by Francis Henry Stratmann (1878)
"17; spitten and ... 890; spitten с. м. ... 189; сотр. bi- spitten. ..."

4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"spitten picter, c. a strong likeness. ' Yon barn 's his varra spitten picter.' [1 suspect spitten means pricked. One way of getting an exact copy of a ..."

5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"I'd have thought she'd inwardly cursed or spat — Kenneth Roberts, Oliver Wiswell, 1940 Nonstandard variants are spitted and spitten: . . . like someone had ..."

6. A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham by Edward Peacock (1877)
"spitten picter, c. a strong likeness. ' Yon barn 's his varra spitten picter.' [I suspect spitten means pricked. One way of getting an exact copy of a ..."

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