A peg or pin for plugging a hole, as in a cask; a spile.
A metallic rod or pin.
A small roll of paper, or slip of wood, used as a lamplighter, etc.
One of the thick laths or poles driven horizontally ahead of the main timbering in advancing a level in loose ground.
A little sum of money.
To cover or decorate with slender pieces of wood, metal, ivory, etc.; to inlay.
To destroy; to kill; to put an end to.
To mar; to injure; to deface; hence, to destroy by misuse; to waste.
To suffer to fall or run out of a vessel; to lose, or suffer to be scattered; -- applied to fluids and to substances whose particles are small and loose; as, to spill water from a pail; to spill quicksilver from a vessel; to spill powder from a paper; to spill sand or flour.
To cause to flow out and be lost or wasted; to shed, or suffer to be shed, as in battle or in manslaughter; as, a man spills another's blood, or his own blood.
To relieve a sail from the pressure of the wind, so that it can be more easily reefed or furled, or to lessen the strain.
To be destroyed, ruined, or wasted; to come to ruin; to perish; to waste.
To be shed; to run over; to fall out, and be lost or wasted.
A good upbringing means not that you won't spill sauce on the tablecloth, but that you won't notice it when someone else does. Anton Chekhov
Privacy is relational. It depends on the audience. You don't want your employer to know you're job hunting. You don't spill all about your love life to your mom or your kids. You don't tell trade secrets to your rivals. Barton Gellman
Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill. Keep sharpening your knife and it will blunt. Lao Tzu
New Yorkers love it when you spill your guts out there. Spill your guts at Wimbledon and they make you stop and clean it up. Jimmy Connors