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verb
Spew  v. i.  
1.
To vomit.
2.
To eject seed, as wet land swollen with frost.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Spew" Quotes from Famous Books



... peony was administered as a remedy for insanity, and mugwort was regarded as useful in putting to flight what this Saxon book calls "devil sickness," that is, a mental malady arising from a demon. Here is a recipe for "a fiend-sick man" when a demon possesses or dominates him from within. "Take a spew-drink, namely lupin, bishopwort, henbane, cropleek. Pound them together; add ale for a liquid, let it stand for a night, and add fifty libcorns[3] or cathartic grains and holy water."[4] Here, at any rate, we have a remedy still employed, although ...
— Chapters in the History of the Insane in the British Isles • Daniel Hack Tuke



Words linked to "Spew" :   cough out, sick, chuck, disgorge, spewer, retch, regurgitate, ptyalise, expel, puke, ptyalize, spit, eject, cat, eruct, pass, egest, vomit up, release



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