spital

spital

[spit-l]
noun Archaic.
1.
a hospital, especially one for lazars.
2.
a shelter on a highway.

Origin:
1625–35; alteration of spittle, Middle English spitel < Medieval Latin hospitāle; see hospital

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spital (ˈspɪtəl)
 
n
1.  a hospital, esp for the needy sick
2.  a highway shelter
 
[C13 spitel, changed from Medieval Latin hospitālehospital]

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