Another prisoner said the color of the walls in the detention center reminded him of the “color of spit.”
When Paris kills Agamemnon in one of the film's final scenes, it's enough to make you spit out your soda.
And there was no small dose of acid in his voice as he spit out the infamous sentences, and he looked mad.
I know they ended up putting a spit bag on his head because he was getting really violent and spitting and who knows what.
The white editors who wrote both trash articles saw themselves as celebrating black folks, a notion so insulting it makes me spit.
MacConglinney put the spit into the embers, and upset the cauldron of the royal house over the spit.
In the latest case it has been made a crime to spit in public places.
Akenside turned sharply on his heel, and demanded who it was that dared to spit in his face.
Taking up the spit on which the meat had been cooked, he struck at the eagle.
At his return he went into the kitchen to know what roast meat was on the spit, and what otherwise was to be dressed for supper.
"expel saliva," Old English spittan (Anglian), spætan (West Saxon), from PIE *sp(y)eu-, of imitative origin (see spew). Not the usual Old English word for this; spætlan (see spittle) and spiwan (see spew) are more common. Meaning "to eject saliva (at someone or something) as a gesture of contempt" is in Old English.
"saliva," c.1300, from spit (v.). Meaning "the very likeness" is attested from c.1600 (e.g. spitting image, attested from 1901); cf. French craché in same sense. Military phrase spit and polish first recorded 1895.
"sharp-pointed rod on which meat is roasted," Old English spitu, from Proto-Germanic *spituz (cf. Middle Dutch spit, Swedish spett, Old High German spiz, German Spieß "spit," German spitz "pointed"), from PIE *spei- "sharp point" (see spike (n.1)). This is also the source of the word meaning "sandy point" (1670s). Old French espois, Spanish espeto "spit" are Germanic loan-words. The verb meaning "to put on a spit" is recorded from c.1200.
: This store is a spin-off from the big one downtown
Language for IBM 650. (See IT).