spial

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Etymology[edit]

Aphetic form of espial.

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Noun[edit]

spial (plural spials)

  1. (obsolete) Espionage.
  2. (obsolete) A spy.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.i:
      And priuie spials plast in all his way, / To weete what course he takes, and how he fares [...].

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