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bespatter


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bespatter  \Be*spat"ter\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bespattered};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Bespattering}.] 
  1.  To  soil  by  spattering;  to  sprinkle,  esp.  with  dirty  water, 
  mud,  or  anything  which  will  leave  foul  spots  or  stains. 
 
  2.  To  asperse  with  calumny  or  reproach. 
 
  Whom  never  faction  could  bespatter.  --Swift. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bespatter 
  v  :  spot,  splash,  or  soil;  "The  baby  spattered  the  bib  with 
  food"  [syn:  {spatter}] 




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