a group or mass of piles; spiles.
a peg or plug of wood, especially one used as a spigot.
a spout for conducting sap from the sugar maple.
a heavy wooden stake or pile.
verb (used with object), spiled, spiling.
to stop up (a hole) with a spile or peg.
to furnish with a spigot or spout, as for drawing off a liquid.
to tap by means of a spile.
to furnish, strengthen, or support with spiles or piles.
verb (used with or without object), spiled, spiling, noun
a heavy timber stake or pile
(US & Canadian) a spout for tapping sap from the sugar maple tree
a plug or spigot
to provide or support with a spile
(US) to tap (a tree) with a spile
(Northern English, dialect) a splinter
verb (used with object), spilled or spilt, spilling. 1. to cause or allow to run or fall from a container, especially accidentally or wastefully: to spill a bag of marbles; to spill milk. 2. to shed (blood), as in killing or wounding. 3. to scatter: to spill papers all over everything. 4. Nautical. to let […]
noun 1. the act or process of spilling. 2. an amount that spills or is spilled. noun 1. an instance or the process of spilling 2. something spilt or the amount spilt
noun 1. Mickey (Frank Morrison) 1918–2006, U.S. detective novelist. noun 1. Mickey, original name Frank Morrison Spillane. 1918–2006, US detective-story writer, best known for his books featuring the detective Mike Hammer, for example I, the Jury (1947) and The Twisted Thing (1966)
noun 1. a jackstraw. 2. spillikins, (used with a singular verb) the game of jackstraws. noun 1. a thin strip of wood, cardboard, or plastic, esp one used in spillikins