spitter

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Etymology 1[edit]

From spit (rod; skewer) +‎ -er.

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spitter (plural spitters)

  1. One who puts meat on a spit.
  2. A young deer whose antlers are beginning to shoot or become sharp; a brocket, or pricket.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From spit (verb) +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

spitter (plural spitters)

  1. One who spits.
    • 2009, David T. Wong, Salivary Diagnostics (page 107)
      After the SARS outbreak in 2003, China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan launched campaigns to discourage public spitting by issuing fines to public spitters.
  2. (baseball) A spitball.
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