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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Hardly had the bullets from three Winchesters spatted against the clay before he was up and climbing for dear life.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
Bullets spatted against the walls, and he saw blood pumping from under Murdoch's right shoulder.
POLICE YOUR PLANETLESTER DEL REY
Even my father and mother always spatted and I never liked that and so I says to myself what do I want to get married for.
"I have killed no man—" A gun rang out in the boat, and the shot spatted on the rocks not a yard from him.
Without a look behind we dived in among the black rocks, and a bullet spatted white alongside.
CARETTE OF SARKJOHN OXENHAM
I spatted myself as flat as possible, seeming to press the tenderest parts closest to the bottom.
CHILD AND COUNTRYWILL LEVINGTON COMFORT
They exchanged a series of tense, bitter insults, which spatted back and forth between them like pellets.
THE THIRD VIOLETSTEPHEN CRANE
Suddenly from above a gun barked, and a bullet drilled above Angus' head and spatted on a rock below.
THE LAND OF STRONG MENARTHUR M. CHISHOLM
From the Rattler, close astern, rifles cracked, and bullets spatted against the rock.
A SON OF THE SUNJACK LONDON
And a tiny blob of dislodged mud from the dugout spatted his face.
STALEMATEBASIL EUGENE WELLS

WORD OF THE DAY

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