Meaning of spile


Pronunciation: (spīl), [key]
— n., v., spiled, spil•ing.
  1. a peg or plug of wood, esp. one used as a spigot.
  2. a spout for conducting sap from the sugar maple.
  3. a heavy wooden stake or pile.
  4. forepole.
  1. to stop up (a hole) with a spile or peg.
  2. to furnish with a spigot or spout, as for drawing off a liquid.
  3. to tap by means of a spile.
  4. to furnish, strengthen, or support with spiles or piles.


Pronunciation: (spīl), [key]
— n. spiled, spil•ing,
  1. spoil.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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