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Bespatter meaning

bespatter - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. To soil by spattering; to sprinkle, esp. with dirty water, mud, or anything which will leave foul spots or stains.
  2. 2. To asperse with calumny or reproach.

bespatter - examples of usage

  1. Then they broke up, and Sir G. Carteret come out, and thence through the garden to the water side and by water I with him in his boat down with Captain Cocke to his house at Greenwich, and while supper was getting ready Sir G. Carteret and I did walk an houre in the garden before the house, talking of my Lord Sandwich's business; what enemies he hath, and how they have endeavoured to bespatter him: and particularly about his leaving of 30 ships of the enemy, when Pen would have gone, and my Lord called him back again: which is most false. - "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
  2. " Well, I won't gainsay it," replied Mr Donnithorne, " now that Rose has left the room, for I don't much care to bespatter folk with too much praise to their faces. - "Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines", R.M. Ballantyne.
  3. " Here is so much confiscation and bloodshed going on," said he, " that some taint of cruelty or avarice may chance to bespatter the robe of his Majesty." - "The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74", John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009.
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