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spat1 British & World English

Past and past participle of spit.

spat2 British & World English

A short cloth gaiter covering the instep and ankle

spat3 British & World English

A quarrel about an unimportant matter

spat4 British & World English

The spawn or larvae of shellfish, especially oysters

spats in spat2 British & World English

A short cloth gaiter covering the instep and ankle

spat in spit1 British & World English

Eject saliva forcibly from one’s mouth, sometimes as a gesture of contempt or anger

spit1 British & World English

Forcibly eject (food or liquid) from one’s mouth

spit up in spit1 British & World English

(Especially of a baby) vomit or regurgitate food

spit chips in spit1 British & World English

Be very angry or frustrated

spit chips British & World English

Be very angry or frustrated

spit the dummy in spit1 British & World English

Behave in a bad-tempered or petulant way

spit the dummy British & World English

Behave in a bad-tempered or petulant way

spit in the eye of in spit1 British & World English

Show contempt or scorn for

spit in the eye of British & World English

Show contempt or scorn for