SpawlSpawl\, n. [Cf. AS. sp[=a]tl, fr. sp[=ae]tan to spit; probably akin to sp[=i]wan, E. spew. Cf. Spew.] Scattered or ejected spittle.
SpawlSpawl\, v. i. & t. [imp. & p. p. Spawled; p. pr. & vb. n. Spawling.] [Cf. AS. sp[=a]tlian.] To scatter spittle from the mouth; to spit, as saliva. Why must he sputter, spawl, and slaver it In vain, against the people's favorite. --Swift.
|a fragment broken off from the edge or face of stone or ore and having at least one thin edge; "a truck bearing a mound of blue spalls" [syn: spall]|