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spittle

noun spit·tle \ˈspi-təl\

: the liquid produced in your mouth : saliva or spit

Full Definition of SPITTLE

1
:  saliva
2
:  4spit 1b(1)

Examples of SPITTLE

  1. Spittle sprayed from his lips as he shouted at them.
  2. <unaware that spittle was leaking out of his mouth while he slept>

Origin of SPITTLE

Middle English spetil, from Old English spǣtl; akin to Old English spittan to spit
First Known Use: before 12th century

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SPITTLE Defined for Kids

spittle

noun spit·tle \ˈspi-təl\

Definition of SPITTLE for Kids

1
:  saliva
2
:  2spit 3
Medical Dictionary

spittle

noun spit·tle \ˈspit-əl\

Medical Definition of SPITTLE

:  saliva

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