spelt


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spell \Spell\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spelledor Spelt; p. pr. &
   vb. n. Spelling.] [OE. spellen, spellien, tell, relate, AS.
   spellian, fr. spell a saying, tale; akin to MHG. spellen to
   relate, Goth. spill?n.e Spell a tale. In sense 4 and those
   following, OE. spellen, perhaps originally a different word,
   and from or influenced by spell a splinter, from the use of a
   piece of wood to point to the letters in schools: cf. D.
   spellen to spell. Cf. Spell splinter.]
   1. To tell; to relate; to teach. [Obs.]
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            Might I that legend find,
            By fairies spelt in mystic rhymes.    --T. Warton.
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   2. To put under the influence of a spell; to affect by a
      spell; to bewitch; to fascinate; to charm. "Spelled with
      words of power." --Dryden.
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            He was much spelled with Eleanor Talbot. --Sir G.
                                                  Buck.
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   3. To constitute; to measure. [Obs.]
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            The Saxon heptarchy, when seven kings put together
            did spell but one in effect.          --Fuller.
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   4. To tell or name in their proper order letters of, as a
      word; to write or print in order the letters of, esp. the
      proper letters; to form, as words, by correct orthography.
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            The word "satire" ought to be spelled with i, and
            not with y.                           --Dryden.
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   5. To discover by characters or marks; to read with
      difficulty; -- usually with out; as, to spell out the
      sense of an author; to spell out a verse in the Bible.
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            To spell out a God in the works of creation.
                                                  --South.
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            To sit spelling and observing divine justice upon
            every accident.                       --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spelt \Spelt\,
   imp. & p. p. of Spell. Spelled.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spelt \Spelt\, n. [AS. spelt, fr. L. spelta.] (Bot.)
   A species of grain (Triticum Spelta) much cultivated for
   food in Germany and Switzerland; -- called also {German
   wheat}.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spelt \Spelt\, n. [See Spalt.] (Metal.)
   Spelter. [Colloq.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spelt \Spelt\, v. t. & i. [See Spell a splinter.]
   To split; to break; to spalt. [Obs.] --Mortimer.
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