- (Also in plural: spoils) plunder, Plunder taken from an enemy or victim.
- (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)
- Dutch: buit
- German: Beute
- Italian: bottino
- Spanish: botín
(trans-top, material moved)
- (transitive) To ruin.
- (transitive) To coddle or pamper to excess.
- (intransitive) Of food, to become bad, sour or rancid.
Etymology: From espoillier, from spoliare.
- Dutch: bederven
- French: gí¢ter
- German: verderben
- Italian: andare a male
- Spanish: agriar
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