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spat



Pronunciation: (spat), [key]
n., v., spat•ted, spat•ting.


n.
1. a petty quarrel.
2. a light blow; slap; smack.

v.i.
1. to engage in a petty quarrel or dispute.
2. to splash or spatter; rain spatting against the window.

v.t.
to strike lightly; slap.

spat



Pronunciation: (spat), [key]
v.
a pt. and pp. of spit 1.

spat



Pronunciation: (spat), [key]
n.
a short gaiter worn over the instep and usually fastened under the foot with a strap, worn esp. in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

spat



Pronunciation: (spat), [key]
n.
1. the spawn of an oyster or similar shellfish.
2. young oysters collectively.
3. a young oyster.
4. See seed oyster.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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