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

 turn·spit /-ˌspɪt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Turn·spit n.
 1. One who turns a spit; hence, a person engaged in some menial office.
    His lordship is his majesty's turnspit.   --Burke.
 2. Zool. A small breed of dogs having a long body and short crooked legs. These dogs were formerly much used for turning a spit on which meat was roasting.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a roasting spit that can be turned