Last modified on 28 August 2013, at 16:55

spitted

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

See spit (impale)

VerbEdit

spitted

  1. simple past tense and past participle of spit (Etymology 1)

AdjectiveEdit

spitted (comparative more spitted, superlative most spitted)

  1. Shot out long; said of antlers.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)

Etymology 2Edit

See spit (expectorate) (Etymology 2)

VerbEdit

spitted

  1. (nonstandard) simple past tense and past participle of spit (expectorate, etc, Etymology 2)
    • Bible, Luke xviii. 32
      He [] shall be mocked, and spitefully entreated, and spitted on.