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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.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: buit
  • German: Beute
  • Italian: bottino
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: botí­n
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, material moved)
    (trans-bottom)
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.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: bederven
  • French: gí¢ter
  • German: verderben
    (trans-mid)
  • Italian: andare a male
  • Spanish: agriar
    (trans-bottom)
Etymology: From espoillier, from spoliare.


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