Bespawled vs Beshawled - What's the difference?

bespawled | beshawled |


As a verb bespawled

is (bespawl).

As an adjective beshawled is

wearing a shawl.

bespawled

English

Verb

(head)
  • (bespawl)

  • bespawl

    English

    (Webster 1913)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To daub, soil, or make foul with spawl or spittle.
  • * 1885 , United States Congress, Congressional edition :
  • [...] as workwomen could use the respirators only by turns, and besides they had an aversion to apply to their mouths an object which was bespawled by others, [...]

    Derived terms

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    beshawled

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Wearing a shawl.
  • * 1890 , Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Sign of Four , Blackett
  • In front a continuous stream of hansoms and four-wheelers were rattling up, discharging their cargoes of shirt-fronted men and beshawled , bediamonded women.