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Noun: spelt  spelt
  1. Hardy wheat grown mostly in Europe for livestock feed
    - Triticum spelta, Triticum aestivum spelta
Verb: spell (spelled, also spelt)  spel
  1. Specify or name the letters that comprise the conventionally accepted form of (a word or part of a word)
    "He spelled the word wrong in this letter";
    - write
  2. Orally recite the letters of or give the spelling of
    "How do you spell this word?"; "We had to spell out our names for the police officer";
    - spell out
  3. Indicate or signify
    "I'm afraid this spells trouble!";
    - import
  4. Relieve (someone) from work by taking a turn
    "She spelled her husband at the wheel"
  5. Place under a spell
  6. Take turns working
    "the workers spell every four hours"

Derived forms: spelts

Type of: alternate, bewitch, corn [Brit], enchant, glamour, hex, intend, jinx, mean, recite, relieve, take over, take turns, wheat, witch

Antonym: unspell

Encyclopedia: Spelt