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Spet

Definitions

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