turnspit


turn·spit

noun \-ˌspit\

Definition of TURNSPIT

1
a :  one that turns a spit; specifically :  a small dog formerly used in a treadmill to turn a spit
b :  a roasting jack
2
:  a rotatable spit

First Known Use of TURNSPIT

1570

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