spulzie

verb
spul·​zie | \ ˈspᵫ̅l(y)i \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of spulzie

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly Scottish

spulzie

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of spulzie (Entry 2 of 2)

1 chiefly Scottish : an act or instance of unlawfully and violently dispossessing a person of his movables
2 chiefly Scottish : spoil, booty

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History and Etymology for spulzie

Verb

alteration (ʒ being taken as z) of earlier spulʒie, from Middle English (Scots) spulʒien, spolyen, from Middle French espoillier

Noun

alteration (ʒ being taken as z) of earlier spulʒie, from Middle English (Scots) spolʒei, from Middle French espoille, espuille

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“Spulzie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spulzie. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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