Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. spewen, speowen, AS. spīwan,;n to D. spuwen, to spit. OS & OHG. spīwan, G. speien, Icel. spja, to spew, Sw. spy, Dan. spye, Goth. spiewan, th. spjauti, L. spuere, to split, Gr. , Skr. shtiv, shthīv,. Cf. Pyke Spit
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. spíwan; Dut. spuwen, Ger. speien; also L. spuĕre, Gr. ptyein.
It rolled to my feet, just starting to spew.
"Greylorn" by John Keith Laumer
The screen showed him a momentary glimpse of a swarm of small, flame-tailed objects spewing forth from one of the openings.
"This World Must Die!" by Horace Brown Fyfe
There was only a small volcano, spewing up gas and liquid from a hole in the rock.
"Anchorite" by Randall Garrett
Spewing a solid tail of purple fire, the Atlas leaped like a wasp-stung heifer from the launching pads and thundered into space.
"Make Mine Homogenized" by Rick Raphael
Some were spewing, some were praying.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VIII (of X) - Continental Europe II." by Various
The sea spewed it up.
"A Poor Man's House" by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
Loyalty won and she turned and spewed fire towards home.
"Deathworld" by Harry Harrison
Morning disclosed the highways "all spewed up with frost" and noon found them impassably mired.
"The Roof Tree" by Charles Neville Buck
But even as he cursed the first dirty brown wave spewed in over the ridge and swept down upon their valley.
"Hidden Water" by Dane Coolidge
Behind them, the Black Cruiser was spewing forth its brood.
"Fire Mountain" by Norman Springer
'If I should cry that in this shrine lie hid
Stories that Satan from his mouth would spew;
Wild tales that men in hell tell hoarsely--speak!
Saint and Deliverer! Should I slander you?'
"A Man And His Image" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Blasting the malachites beneath the rudder,
The seething sea spews pearly blobs of foam.
The shore sails nearer as we move from under
The ship's smooth, towering shape and make for home.
"A Farewell" by Ivan Bunin
Where grinning deserts hide unhid your skeleton stones,
Tadmor or Nineveh, our pomp has enter'd in:
the Dead Sea rolls more bitter above our blasted bones
and spews upon its shore the unwasted scurf of sin.
""The yellow gas is fired from street to street. ."" by Christopher Brennan
In these bless'd French perverted days,
Whan virtue's blam'd and vice gets praise,
And folk wi' words are sae bit.
Nae wonder sober stands for fou, And drinkers roar out while they spew,
'Virtus Tandem Vicebat.'
"To The Members Of The Sober Society; Sent To The Same With An Engraving" by Hector MacNeill
Or of the undying snake from chaos hatched,
Whose coils contain the ocean,
Into whose chops with naked sword he springs,
Then in black water, tangled by the reeds,
Battles three days and nights,
To be spewed up beside her scalloped shore?
"To Juan At The Winter Solstice" by Robert Graves
Volcano erupts in central Indonesia, spewing ash and smoke high into the sky.
The National Transportation and Safety Board will investigate the derailment of a freight train carrying ethanol in Columbus, Ohio, where flames spewed into the sky during the early-morning hours of Wednesday.
They drive cars, and spew carbon into the atmosphere.
Look at this one showing the spewed stomach contents of this flounder.
Work crews were cleaning up into the night in a Daly City neighborhood after a water main broke and spewed about 45,000 gallons of water into the neighborhood.
DALY CITY, Calif — Work crews were cleaning up into the night in a Daly City neighborhood after a water main broke and spewed about 45,000 gallons of water into the neighborhood.
DALY CITY, Calif.—Work crews were cleaning up into the night in a Daly City neighborhood after a water main broke and spewed about 45,000 gallons of water into the neighborhood.
This weekend, the desktop weaponeers took a partially printed rifle out to test how long its plastic parts survived spewing bullets.
Lord knows I can't spew enough hatred toward dog-killer Michael Vick.
A volcano in Russia is continuing to spew hot lava for the first time in nearly 40 years.
Dennis Guth and Bob Jennings are the types of guys that you might see together in a diner, their coffee cups spewing dialogue-balloon-shaped steam puffs on any given crisp, Iowa morning.
In light of the justified vitriol spewed at NFL commissioner Roger Goodell this week, I wondered who the most hated people are in sports at the moment.
Volcano spews ash, lava in Indonesia .
In hundreds of neighborhoods across the United States, children are living and playing near sites where factories once spewed lead and other toxic metal particles into the air.
Any singer can spew edgy sentiments, but it takes a master to make them stick.