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English Dictionary: spew by the DICT Development Group
4 results for spew
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth; "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"
    Synonym(s): spit, ptyalize, ptyalise, spew, spue
  2. eject or send out in large quantities, also metaphorical; "the volcano spews out molten rocks every day"; "The editors of the paper spew out hostile articles about the Presidential candidate"
    Synonym(s): spew, spew out, eruct
  3. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
    Synonym(s): vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up
    Antonym(s): keep down
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Spew \Spew\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spewed}; p. pr.& vb. n.
      {Spewing}.] [OE. spewen, speowen, AS. sp[c6]wan;n to D.
      spuwen to spit. OS & OHG. sp[c6]wan, G. speien, Icel. sp[?]ja
      to spew, Sw. spy, Dan. spye, Goth. spiewan, th. spjauti, L.
      spuere to split, Gr. [?][?][?], Skr. shtiv, shth[c6]v. Cf.
      {Pyke}, {Spit}.] [Written also {spue}.]
      1. To eject from the stomach; to vomit.
      2. To cast forth with abhorrence or disgust; to eject.
                     Because thou art lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold,
                     I will spew thee out of my mouth.      --Rev. ii. 16.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Spew \Spew\, v. i.
      1. To vomit. --Chaucer.
      2. To eject seed, as wet land swollen with frost.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Spew \Spew\, n.
      That which is vomited; vomit.
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