"spell" Definition

  1. a turn of work, an interval of time. “Take a SPELL at the capstern.”—_Sea._ “He took a long SPELL at that tankard.” “After a long SPELL.”
  2. “to SPELL for a thing,” to hanker after it, to desire possession.
  3. to advertise, to put into print. “SPELT in the leer,” _i.e._, advertised in the newspaper.
  4. contracted from SPELLKEN. “Precious rum squeeze at the SPELL,” _i.e._, a good evening’s work at the theatre, might be the remark of a successful pickpocket.

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Position in the dictionary: 3347 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: spellken, spick and span, spidireen, spierized, spiff, spiffed, spifflicate, spiffs, spiffy, spike park
Previous words in the dictionary: speel, speech, specks, specklebellies, sparks, spanking, spank, spanish, sow’s baby, sow

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