- To issue with with violence, or in a jet, as a liquid
through a narrow orifice, or from a spout; as, water spouts from a
hole; blood spouts from an artery.
- To eject water or liquid in a jet.
- To utter a speech, especially in a pompous manner. - To throw out forcibly and abudantly, as liquids through
an office or a pipe; to eject in a jet; as, an elephant spouts water
from his trunk.
- To utter magniloquently; to recite in an oratorical or
- To pawn; to pledge; as, spout a watch.
- That through which anything spouts; a discharging lip,
pipe, or orifice; a tube, pipe, or conductor of any kind through which
a liquid is poured, or by which it is conveyed in a stream from one
place to another; as, the spout of a teapot; a spout for conducting
water from the roof of a building.
- A trough for conducting grain, flour, etc., into a
- A discharge or jet of water or other liquid, esp. when
rising in a column; also, a waterspout.