Spittoon meaning

spĭ-to͝on
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A bowl-shaped, usually metal vessel, often with a funnel-shaped cover, into which tobacco chewers periodically spit.
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A lidless pot for spitting into; cuspidor.
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The absorbent pad an ink cartridge rests on in an inkjet printer.
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Origin of spittoon

  • spit -oon (as in balloon)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition