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NOUN (1)

1. hardy wheat grown mostly in Europe for livestock feed;
[syn: spelt, Triticum spelta, Triticum aestivum spelta]


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.] [1913 Webster] Might I that legend find, By fairies spelt in mystic rhymes. --T. Warton. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] He was much spelled with Eleanor Talbot. --Sir G. Buck. [1913 Webster] 3. To constitute; to measure. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The Saxon heptarchy, when seven kings put together did spell but one in effect. --Fuller. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] The word "satire" ought to be spelled with i, and not with y. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] To spell out a God in the works of creation. --South. [1913 Webster] To sit spelling and observing divine justice upon every accident. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spelt \Spelt\, imp. & p. p. of Spell. Spelled. [1913 Webster]
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. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spelt \Spelt\, n. [See Spalt.] (Metal.) Spelter. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]
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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

spelt n 1: hardy wheat grown mostly in Europe for livestock feed [syn: spelt, Triticum spelta, Triticum aestivum spelta]