That is not to say that the focus on Cohle and Hart does not spawn two compelling performances.
So she was stuck, for a goodish bit of time, with a load of red-faced paunches who thought she was the spawn of hell.
This idea is really the spawn of Mark Levin, the wingnut radio host, who has (of course) written a book about it.
The more clear-cut a given story, the less likely it is to spawn rumors.
If Clint Eastwood and a dolphin had sex, I would be the spawn.
They feed on other things, too, notably their own spawn or that of other fish.
The first story of his that I read was "spawn of the Stars."
It spends most of its life in the sea, but ascends the rivers in order to spawn, like the salmon.
Perhaps they migrate to some distant region, where they spawn.
spawn and I were the last to leave, save for the eight men who were the mine's night guards.
early 15c., from Anglo-French espaundre, Old French espandre "to spread out, pour out," from Latin expandere (see expand). The notion is of a "spreading out" of fish eggs released in water. The meaning "to engender, give rise to" is attested from 1590s. Related: Spawned; spawning.
early 15c., from spawn (v.); figurative sense of "brood, offspring" is from 1580s.