adjective cook (a piece of meat) on a spit.

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  • spit-roasted — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ cooked on a spit …   English terms dictionary

  • spit-roast — v. [trans.] [usu. as adj.] spit roasted cook (a piece of meat) on a spit spit roasted lamb …   Useful english dictionary

  • spit-roast — verb [usu. as adjective spit roasted] cook (a piece of meat) on a spit …   English new terms dictionary

  • spit — Ⅰ. spit [1] ► VERB (spitting; past and past part. spat or spit) 1) eject saliva forcibly from one s mouth. 2) forcibly eject (food or liquid) from one s mouth. 3) say in a hostile way. 4) (o …   English terms dictionary

  • spit — spit1 [ spıt ] (past tense and past participle spit or spat [ spæt ] ) verb * 1. ) intransitive to force some of the clear liquid called saliva out from your mouth: Dino leaned over and spat on the ground. The woman spat and shouted insults as… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • spit — I. /spɪt / (say spit) verb (spat or spit, spitting) –verb (i) 1. to eject saliva from the mouth; expectorate. 2. to do this at or on a person, etc., to express hatred, contempt, etc. 3. to sputter. 4. to fall in scattered drops or flakes, as rain …  

  • spit — [[t]spɪ̱t[/t]] spits, spitting, spat (In American English, the form spit is used as the past tense and past participle.) 1) N UNCOUNT Spit is the watery liquid produced in your mouth. You usually use spit to refer to an amount of it that has been …   English dictionary

  • spit — I UK [spɪt] / US verb Word forms spit : present tense I/you/we/they spit he/she/it spits present participle spitting past tense spat UK [spæt] / US past participle spat * 1) a) [intransitive] to force some of the clear liquid called saliva out… …   English dictionary

  • spit — 1. v. & n. v. (spitting; past and past part. spat or spit) 1 intr. a eject saliva from the mouth. b do this as a sign of hatred or contempt (spat at him). 2 tr. (usu. foll. by out) a eject (saliva, blood, food, etc.) from the mouth (spat the meat …   Useful english dictionary

  • spit — {{11}}spit (n.1) saliva, c.1300, from SPIT (Cf. spit) (v.). Meaning the very likeness is attested from c.1600 (e.g. spitting image, attested from 1901); Cf. Fr. craché in same sense. Military phrase spit and polish first recorded 1895. {{12}}spit …   Etymology dictionary

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