take a spill

Definition of take a spill

  1. :  to fall He took a spill while skiing and broke his leg.

Word by Word Definitions

takeplay
  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  something that is taken:

    :  the amount of money received :  proceeds, receipts, income

    :  share, cut

spillplay
  1. :  kill, destroy

    :  to cause (blood) to be lost by wounding

    :  to cause or allow especially accidentally or unintentionally to fall, flow, or run out so as to be lost or wasted

  1. :  the act or an instance of spilling

    :  a fall from a horse or vehicle or an erect position

    :  something spilled

  1. :  a wooden splinter

    :  a small roll or twist of paper or slip of wood for lighting a fire


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