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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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In the paediatric office today, parents often bring up spoiling, as that mother did last week, in reference to young babies, sleep and feeding.
If you know some kids who need some spoiling, bring them on by.
Ruth Conniff quite rightly points out some of the alarming ramifications of third party spoiling and the Green Party's decision to run a candidate against Paul Wellstone.
HAROLD MEYERSON QUITE rightly points out some of the alarming ramifications of third-party spoiling and of the Green Party's decision to run a candidate against Minnesota Sen.
Very often you can carefully take off small pieces and still balance the shape of your shrubs in the garden, such as Holly and Skimmia, without spoiling them.
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