spat


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Synonyms for spat

a cloth covering (a legging) that covers the instep and ankles

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come down like raindrops

become permanently attached

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strike with a sound like that of falling rain

clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

engage in a brief and petty quarrel

spawn

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clap one's hands together

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Spat collectors used in 1980 consisted of polyethylene woven-filament mesh bags of 0.
A shortcoming of the studies (see earlier) on the availability of spat in Solomon Islands, and other locations in the region (Beer & Southgate 2000), is that they are short term.
Houllier added: ``I saw the incident -Stephane Henchoz spat on the ground.
margaritifera spat tended to occur in a short period, typically from September to December (Katsumata & Nakamori 2002).
Based on their findings this year our officers found that all the spat lines were attachedwith oysters and they are recommending that during the breeding period thisyear more spat collectors be deployed to Somosomo, Mr Peckham said.
2000) reported the mortality of spat held at different cultivation sites, specifically a high mortality rate of 99.
Sydenham initially claimed to suffer from a speech disorder that meant he inadvertently spat, but police dismissed the excuse and charged him with common assault.
Miss O'Neill said Brough was verbally abusive to her mother and then spat in her face while shouting at her.
In January, a woman claimed that the Canadian singer or one of his gang of friends spat into her drink after a skirmish in a North Carolina gym.
This week in Dubai, while stuck in traffic driving the girls to school, the door of the car ahead of us opened, the driver spat and the door closed again
For me, I would rather be insulted and sworn at all day long than spat on and I'm sure any player would agree.
It was initially thought Alcaraz had spat at Wolves centre-back Christophe Berra but Stearman confirmed he was the player targeted by the Paraguay defender.
Referee Lee Probert took no action but Stearman confirmed that Alcaraz had spat in his direction after it was initially thought it was aimed at Christophe Berra.
The streets of Sana'a at 6:00pm turn a greenish color caused by the spat out qat.
RAILWAY staff are being given anti-spittle kits because they're spat upon so often, it emerged at a special weekend court at Llandudno.