Another posts

convict mittimus urbana definition by all means definition naufrage definition stultification definition helpfully definition purloin in a sentence fevered pitch examples of vascular plants fafnir definition formicidae definition mendiant definition hollowness definition paddock definition macbeth torsion meter whisked away definition on general principle ottoman usage diplomatic negotiations monastically definition oncidium papilio staple fibers definition alveolitis definition reignite definition horse tamer chare definition torch song definition tonite definition fun with a spring gun infracostal definition sealed instrument

Spet

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Spet Spittle.
    • v. t Spet To spit; to throw out.
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n spet An obsolete or dialectal variant of spit.
    • n spet The European barracuda.
    • ***
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Spet spet (Milt.) a form of spit.
    • ***

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. sptan,. See Spit

Usage

In literature:

I am as like to call thee so again, To spet on thee again, to spurn thee too.
"The Merchant of Venice [liberally edited by Charles Kean]" by William Shakespeare
***

In science:

It continued to operate at the South Pole until the end of 2003, when it became the platform for conducting an experiment to search for extrasolar planetary transits (SPETS – the South Pole Exoplanet Transit Search; Caldwell et al. 2003).
The History of Astrophysics in Antarctica
***