spattle

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Ultimately from Late Latin spatula.

NounEdit

spattle (plural spattles)

  1. A spatula.
  2. A tool or implement for mottling pottery with colour.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Knight to this entry?)

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

spattle

  1. spawl; spittle
    • 1538, John Bale, Comedy concenynge thre lawes
      I can worke wyles in battle , If I do ones but spattle

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for spattle in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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