spontoon' (to an elderly military-looking servant out of livery),'take away these things, and answer the bell yourself, if I ring.
We have taken measures to exclude all servants but spontoon, who is as true as steel.'
I must send spontoon to see what she is about; he will find her out among the old regimental connexions.
I must send spontoon to see what she is about; he will find her out among the old regimental connections.
The wolves which had been feasting on these carcasses were very fat, and so gentle that one of them was killed with a spontoon.
My mercer had his spontoon in his hand, as if he measured his cloth by that implement, instead of a legitimate yard.
Lady Emily is to be your nurse, and spontoon and I your attendants.
Holding his spontoon ready, but concealed under his coat, he stepped to the side of the door.
When Balbi wrote that his walls were hung with pictures of saints, it became a question of conveying the spontoon to him.