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spittle

noun

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the fluid that is secreted into the mouth by certain glands
  • unaware that spittle was leaking out of his mouth while he slept

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The first known use of spittle was before the 12th century

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spitting up

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spittles

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“Spittle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spittle. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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