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spile (n.)

tap or spout for drawing maple sugar, 1844, from Northern English dialect spile "splinter" (1510s), from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German spile "splinter, skewer, bar, spindle," German Speiler "skewer;" perhaps related to spike (n.1).

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Definitions of spile

spile (n.)
a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure;
Synonyms: pile / piling / stilt
spile (n.)
a plug used to close a hole in a barrel or flask;
Synonyms: bung
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