Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
result(s) from the 1913
Spit (?), n. [OE. spite, AS. spitu; akin to D. spit, G. spiess, OHG. spiz, Dan. spid. Sw. spett, and to G. spitz pointed. &root;170.]
1. A long, slender, pointed rod, usually of iron, for holding meat while roasting.
2. A small point of land running into the sea, or a long, narrow shoal extending from the shore into the sea; as, a spit of sand.
3. The depth to which a spade goes in digging; a spade; a spadeful. [Prov. Eng.]
Spit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spitted; p. pr. & vb. n. Spitting.] [From Spit, n.; cf. Speet.]
1. To thrust a spit through; to fix upon a spit; hence, to thrust through or impale; as, to spit a loin of veal. Infants spitted upon pikes."
2. To spade; to dig. [Prov. Eng.]
Spit, v. i. To attend to a spit; to use a spit. [Obs.]
She's spitting in the kitchen.
Spit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spit (Spat, archaic); p. pr. & vb. n. Spitting.] [AS. spittan; akin to G. sp\'81tzen, Dan. spytte, Sw. spotta,Icel. spta, and prob. E. spew. The past tense spat is due to AS. sptte, from sptan to spit. Cf. Spat, n., Spew, Spawl, Spot, n.]
1. To eject from the mouth; to throw out, as saliva or other matter, from the mouth. Thus spit I out my venom."
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2. To eject; to throw out; to belch.
&hand; Spitted was sometimes used as the preterit and the past participle. He . . . shall be mocked, and spitefully entreated, and spitted on."
Luke xviii. 32.
Spit, n. The secretion formed by the glands of the mouth; spitle; saliva; sputum.
Spit, v. i.
1. To throw out saliva from the mouth.
2. To rain or snow slightly, or with sprinkles.
It had been spitting with rain.
To spit on ∨ upon
, to insult grossly; to treat with contempt. Spitting upon all antiquity."