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.
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.