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spilth

Syllabification: spilth
Pronunciation: /spilTH
 
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Definition of spilth in English:

noun

archaic
The action of spilling; material that is spilled.
Example sentences
  • Unceremoniously, he hoisted her onto his shoulder, causing her to drop the eggs - she watched them, one by one, as they fell - perfect, pristine ovoids one instant, scattered spilth and ruin the next.
  • The measurement is accurate and clean-cut, no spit or spilth, no contamination of the content.
  • When the stuff is spilled, it becomes filth and therefore is ‘spilth.’

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