spoil

[n] - (usually plural) valuables taken by violence (especially in war) 2. [n] - the act of spoiling something by causing damage to it 3. [n] - the act of stripping and taking by force 4. [v] - become unfit for consumption or use
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Spoil

• (v. i.) To practice plunder or robbery. • (v. t.) To cause to decay and perish; to corrput; to vitiate; to mar. • (v. t.) To seize by violence;; to take by force; to plunder. • (n.) The act or practice of plundering; robbery; aste. • (n.) Corruption; cause of corruption. • (n.) That which is gained by strength or eff...
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spoil

spoilage noun the act of spoiling something by causing damage to it; `her spoiling my dress was deliberate`
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spoil

spoliation noun the act of stripping and taking by force
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Spoil

[archaeology] In Archaeology, spoil is the term used for the soil, dirt and rubble that results from an excavation, and discarded off site on spoil heaps. These heaps are commonly accessed by barrow runs. ==Spoil management== Effective management of spoil is necessary because its volume is in general three times that which it was before exc...
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Spoil

Spoil intransitive verb 1. To practice plunder or robbery. « Outlaws, which, lurking in woods, used to break forth to rob and spoil Spenser. 2. To lose the valuable qualities; to be corrupted; to decay; as, fruit will soon spoil in warm weather.
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Spoil

Spoil noun [ Confer Old French espoille , Latin spolium .] 1. That which is taken from another by violence; especially, the plunder taken from an enemy; pillage; booty. « Gentle gales, Fanning their odoriferous wings, dispense Native perfumes, and whisper whence they stole Th...
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Spoil

Spoil transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Spoiled or Spoilt ; present participle & verbal noun Spoiling .] [ French spolier , Old French espoilelier , from Latin spoliare , from spolium spoi...
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spoil

1. That which is taken from another by violence; especially, the plunder taken from an enemy; pillage; booty. 'Gentle gales, Fanning their odouriferous wings, dispense Native perfumes, and whisper whence they stole Those balmy spoils.' (Milton) ... 2. Public offices and their emoluments regarded as the peculiar property of a successful party or fac...
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Spoil

Dirt or rock removed from its original location--destroying the composition of the soil in the process--as in strip-mining, dredging, or construction.
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Spoil

Material dug out during excavation
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Spoil

Material dug out during excavation.
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Spoil

Spoil is slang for inflict serious bodily injury on.
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spoil

to make the quality of something worse
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Spoil

Waste rock and rubbish which is removed from the mine.
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