Thesaurus / spile
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But "rules o' the road" dump you down, chill yer sperrits, and spile all the fun.

But dints and diakkylum plaster will spile the best sport, dontcher see.

She was great on sketchin, and the way shed use up good paint and spile nice clean paper was a sinful waste.

Why will not beer run out of the tap of a cask until a spile has been driven in at the top?

Cunnel, you'r the only decent man in the State—d——d if you haint—and your politics are a'most bad 'nuff to spile a township.

Among the PinesJames R. Gilmore

I never meant to spile it permanent, but it does seem to have got a kind of a twist, don't it?

Pippin; A Wandering FlameLaura E. Richards

Directly it had taken place, I drew myself carefully up, and searched about for the spile.

Dick CheveleyW. H. G. Kingston

They stopped rowing on a reef about a mile from shore, and one of the men retrieved a spile.

The Spell of the White SturgeonJames Arthur Kjelgaard

Well, I sat on the boom this morning watching the crew, and I whittled the spile with my knife—you can see the marks from here.

The Blazed TrailStewart Edward White

We waited till nearly all the men were served, and then Grey pulled out the spile, and a good deal ran out.

Marmaduke MerryWilliam H. G. Kingston

WORDS RELATED TO SPILE

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.