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spoil

[spȯil]
(mining engineering)
The overburden or nonore material from a coal mine.
A stratum of coal and dirt mixed.

spoil

Material from excavating or dredging.
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These days, a lot of parents are wondering about the spoiling question.
FALKIRK manager Steven Pressley hit out at Aberdeen's "spoiling tactics" following their damaging 1-0 defeat at Pittodrie.
But, as I keep saying to them, he's good lad and our days of spoiling are numbered.
"To an extent, though the drunks (gay or straight) do a much better job of spoiling the fun."
However, it requires homeowners to use large ugly wheeled bins for collection of waste from domestic properties, even if they have to be stored at the front, spoiling the look of someone's home.
"Mom, you're spoiling her!" she says of the toddler, quite missing the point that any teenager who so relentlessly criticizes her own mother is also "spoiled."