spile


1spile

noun \ˈspī(-ə)l\

Definition of SPILE

1
:  1pile 1
2
:  a small plug used to stop the vent of a cask :  bung
3
:  a spout inserted in a tree to draw off sap

Origin of SPILE

probably from Dutch spijl stake
First Known Use: 1513

2spile

transitive verb
spiledspil·ing

Definition of SPILE

1
:  to plug with a spile
2
:  to supply with a spile

First Known Use of SPILE

1691

Rhymes with SPILE

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