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spitting

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

spitting

  1. Present participle of spit.

NounEdit

spitting (plural spittings)

  1. (chiefly archaic, medicine) expectoration
    • 1837, James Johnson, The Medico-chirurgical review: Volume 31 (page 44)
      Four brothers of the name of Smith, died with black spitting; all of them were stone-workers.