spue

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v spue eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth "After drinking too much, the students vomited","He purged continuously","The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
    • v spue expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t. & i Spue spū See Spew.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • spue An old spelling of spew: retained in modern copies of the authorized version of the Bible.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t., v.i Spue to vomit: to eject with loathing
    • Spue Same as Spew.
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Usage

In literature:

So spue and cast her off, Bid her go find a husband with the dead.
"The Oedipus Trilogy" by Sophocles
And, even if there were, it would spue him and all who are like him out of its mouth.
"Bunyan Characters (Second Series)" by Alexander Whyte
I will spue thee out of my mouth.
"The Revelation Explained" by F. Smith
So then, because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.
"Notes On The Apocalypse" by David Steele
Puritans spue forth the venome of your dull inuentions.
"The Unfortunate Traveller, or The Life Of Jack Wilton" by Thomas Nash
I will spue thee out of My mouth.
"For the Master's Sake" by Emily Sarah Holt
Now I believe in what The Spectator stands for, and I admire its creed enormously, but the expression of its opinions makes me spue.
"Sinister Street, vol. 2" by Compton Mackenzie
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In poetry:

The drunkard to the tavern goes, possess'd
Of sense, of strength, and all his pow'rs of mind:
He enters in a man, goes out a beast,
Spues like a dog, and grunts like a fiend.
"Advice To The Drunkard" by Rees Prichard
Some spue it again — some keep it with pain,
Whilst others just sip, and no more:
Some, English — some, Welsh — some, their French out will belch,
Whilst others in Erse loudly roar.
"A Song Concerning The Devil And The Drunkard" by Rees Prichard