spittan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
spittan
p. te To dig with a spittle In Agusto and Septembri and Octobri man mæg máwan, wád spittan, fela tilða hám gæderian, Anglia ix. 261, 16. Cf. 'Spittle to cut weeds with a spittle-staff,' E. D. S. Pub. Line. Gl. 'Spittle ower to dig over a piece of ground with a spade,' Holderness Gl. 'Spitter a small tool with a long handle for cutting up weeds,' Halliwell's Dict. v. spitel.
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