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- spoilest used once.
- spoileth used 4 times.
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- spoils used 5 times.
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- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
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SPOIL, verb transitive [Latin , to pull asunder, to tear, to strip, to peel.]
1. To plunder; to strip by violence; to rob; with of; as, to spoil one of his goods or possessions.
My sons their old unhappy sire despise, Spoild of his kingdom, and deprivd of eyes.
2. To seize by violence; to take by force; as, to spoil ones goods.
This mount with all his verdure spoild--
3. To corrupt; to cause to decay and perish. Heat and moisture will soon spoil vegetable and animal substances.
4. To corrupt; to vitiate; to mar.
Spiritual pride spoils many graces.
5. To ruin; to destroy. Our crops are sometimes spoiled by insects.
6. To render useless by injury; as, to spoil paper by wetting it.
7. To injure fatally; as, to spoil the eyes by reading.
SPOIL, verb intransitive
1. To practice plunder or robbery.
--Outlaws which, lurking in woods, used to break forth to rob and spoil
2. To decay; to lose the valuable qualities; to be corrupted; as, fruit will soon spoil in warm weather. Grain will spoil if gathered when wet or moist.
SPOIL, noun [Latin]
1. That which is taken from others by violence; particularly in war, the plunder taken from an enemy; pillage; booty.
2. That which is gained by strength or effort.
Each science and each art his spoil
3. That which is taken from another without license.
Gentle gales fanning their odoriferous wings, dispense native perfumes, and whisper whence they stole their balmy spoils.
4. The act or practice of plundering; robbery; waste.
The man that hath not music in himself, nor is not movd with concord of sweet sounds, is fit for treason, stratagems and spoils.
5. Corruption; cause of corruption.
Villainous company hath been the spoil of me.
6. The slough or cast skin of a serpent or other animal.
SPOILED, participle passive Plundered; pillaged; corrupted; rendered useless.
1. A plunderer; a pillager; a robber.
2. One that corrupts, mars or renders useless.
SPOILFUL, adjective Wasteful; rapacious. [Little used.]
SPOILING, participle present tense
1. Plundering; pillaging; corrupting; rendering useless.
2. Wasting; decaying.
SPOILING, noun Plunder; waste.