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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 spat /ˈspæt/
 蚝卵,蚝仔,口角(vi.)一巴掌打去,爭吵

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 spat

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spat, v. i. & t. To emit spawn; to emit, as spawn.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spat imp. of Spit. [Obs. or R.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spat, n.  A young oyster or other bivalve mollusk, both before and after it first becomes adherent, or such young, collectively.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spat, n.
 1. A light blow with something flat. [U.S. & Prov. Eng.]
 2. Hence, a petty combat, esp. a verbal one; a little quarrel, dispute, or dissension. [U. S.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spat, v. i. To dispute. [R.]

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: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spat, n.
 1. A legging; a gaiter. [Scot. & Dial. Eng.]
 2.  A kind of short cloth or leather gaiter worn over the upper part of the shoe and fastened beneath the instep; -- chiefly in pl.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spit (Spat, archaic); p. pr. & vb. n. Spitting.]
 1. To eject from the mouth; to throw out, as saliva or other matter, from the mouth. “Thus spit I out my venom.”
 2. To eject; to throw out; to belch.
 Note:Spitted was sometimes used as the preterit and the past participle. “He . . . shall be mocked, and spitefully entreated, and spitted on.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 spat
      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

 spit
      n 1: a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea [syn: tongue]
      2: a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary
         glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth
         and starts the digestion of starches [syn: saliva, spittle]
      3: a skewer for holding meat over a fire
      4: the act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva) [syn: spitting,
          expectoration]
      v 1: expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth;
           "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"
           [syn: ptyalize, ptyalise, spew, spue]
      2: utter with anger or contempt [syn: spit out]
      3: rain gently; "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are
         slick" [syn: sprinkle, spatter, patter, pitter-patter]
      4: drive a skewer through; "skewer the meat for the BBQ" [syn:
         skewer]
      [also: spitting, spitted, spat]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 spat
      See spit
      [also: spatting, spatted]