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Webster 1913 Edition


Spilth

Spilth

,
Noun.
[From
Spill
.]
Anything spilt, or freely poured out; slop; effusion.
[Archaic]
“With drunken spilth of wine.”
Shak.
Choicest cates, and the flagon’s best
spilth
.
R. Browning.

Webster 1828 Edition


Spilth

SPILTH

,
Noun.
[from spill.] Any thing spilt. [Not in use.]

Definition 2022


spilth

spilth

English

Noun

spilth (plural spilths)

  1. (archaic) A spillage; spilled material.
    • 1946, Mervyn Peake, Titus Groan
      Like a vast spider suspended by a metal chord, a candelabrum presided over the room nine feet above the floor-boards. From its sweeping arms of iron, long stalactites of wax lowered their pale spilths drip by drip, drip by drip.
    • 1985, Anthony Burgess, Kingdom of the Wicked:
      Baked fish lay cooling on the table, and there was a great spilth of wine on the floor.