Definition for SPURT

SPURT, v.t. [Sw. spruta; Dan. spruder and sproyter, to spout, to squirt, to syringe. The English word has suffered a transposition of letters. It is from the root of sprout – which see.]

To throw out, as a liquid in a stream; to drive or force out with violence, as a liquid from a pipe or small orifice; as, to spurt water from the mouth, or other liquid from a tube.

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