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noun 
  1. (Also in plural: spoils) plunder, Plunder taken from an enemy or victim.
  2. (uncountable) Material (such as rock or earth) removed in the course of an excavation, or in mining or dredge, dredging.
verb (spoils, spoiling, spoiled or spoilt)
  1. (transitive) To ruin.
  2. (transitive) To coddle or pamper to excess.
  3. (intransitive) Of food, to become bad, sour or rancid.
Etymology: From espoillier, from spoliare.


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