spat

Part of speech: verb

To spawn, as shell fish.

Part of speech: noun

Shell fish spawn; a young oyster.

Part of speech: verb

To slap lightly; quarrel.

Part of speech: noun

A slight blow; petty quarrel.

Part of speech: noun

A splash.

Part of speech:

Imp. & pp. of SPIT, v.

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Usage examples "spat":

  1. At length, in desperation, she spat at Jones, then ran out and leaped. - "The Last of the Plainsmen", Zane Grey.
  2. Spat or no spat, she would have come to see him more than once in his desperate struggle against death if she had cared. - "The Flockmaster of Poison Creek", George W. Ogden.
  3. With that he spat on the floor; yet somehow in the very act and instant one could realize that the man had been brought up as a gentleman. - "The Wisdom of Father Brown", G. K. Chesterton.