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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spat, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spatted; p. pr. & vb. n. Spatting.] To slap, as with the open hand; to clap together; as the hands. [Local, U.S.]
    Little Isabel leaped up and down, spatting her hands.   --Judd.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a quarrel about petty points [syn: bicker, bickering, tiff,
            squabble, pettifoggery, fuss]
      2: a cloth covering (a legging) that provides covering for the
         instep and ankles [syn: spats, gaiter]
      3: a young oyster or other bivalve
      v 1: come down like raindrops; "Bullets were spatting down on us"
      2: become permanently attached; "mollusks or oysters spat"
      3: strike with a sound like that of falling rain; "Bullets were
         spatting the leaves"
      4: clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate
         approval [syn: applaud, clap, acclaim] [ant: boo]
      5: engage in a brief and petty quarrel
      6: spawn; "oysters spat"
      7: clap one's hands together; "The children were clapping to
         the music" [syn: clap]
      [also: spatting, spatted]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See spat

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See spit
      [also: spatting, spatted]