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cuspidor (kus´pədor),

n a fixture provided on some dental operating units into which patients can expectorate. In current practice, most operating fields are kept clear of saliva by high-volume suction saliva ejectors.
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The ships also carried objects carved of sandalwood, gold bells, copper cuspidors and devotional pieces such as crucifixes, reliquaries, rosaries and religious sculptures.
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Should Villa's brigands board and search the train, surely they would never think of the cuspidors.
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Sleeping car porters tended smoggy smoking cars, swept up cigarette and cigar ashes, washed out cuspidors, and inhaled stale, smoky air for hours on end.