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spat

juvenile aquatic shellfish, especially oysters ready for settlement on solid surfaces—'spat fall'.
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But an eyewitness, who isn't involved with either club and was standing 10 yards away, told MailSport: "The keeper fell at the feet of Morrison when he picked the ball up, they said a couple of words then Morrison spat down at him.
We are also recommending that our officers deploy spat collectors to other islands in Gau.
2000) reported the mortality of spat held at different cultivation sites, specifically a high mortality rate of 99.
Mrs Brough - who said the incident left her feeling dreadful - said her daughter spat in her face three times during the confrontation.
Every girl in the world would love to get spat on by Justin.
RACE ROW: John Terry has been accused of verbally abusing Anton Ferninand, a claim he rigorously denies SPIT SPAT: Wolves players confront referee Lee Probert after Wigan's Antolin Alcaraz (centre) appeared to have spat at an opponent
When he was asked if he was spat upon, he replied: "Yes, but I'm not going to speak about it.
RAILWAY staff are being given anti-spittle kits because they're spat upon so often, it emerged at a special weekend court at Llandudno.
Arsenal club captain Cesc Fabregas has publicly denied an allegation he spat at Hull assistant boss Brian Horton during their FA Cup quarter-final clash at the Emirates.
According to The Sun, Fabregas stormed over to Horton after the Gunners' controversial 2-1 FA Cup win and spat at him on The Emirates pitch.
More bus drivers were spat at last year despite a campaign to crack down on the filthy attacks.
MERSEYSIDE has already seen one successful prosecution for spitting in Southport when a teenage girl was taken through the courts after she spat at a driver when he questioned her out-of-date travel pass Police in Sefton have handed out DNA swab kits to 140 bus drivers which, if successful, will be handed out to drivers across the region.