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 for Spouting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spout \Spout\ (spout), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spouted; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Spouting.] [Cf. Sw. sputa, spruta, to spout, D.
     spuit a spout, spuiten to spout, and E. spurt, sprit, v.,
     sprout, sputter; or perhaps akin to E. spit to eject from the
     1. To throw out forcibly and abundantly, as liquids through
        an orifice or a pipe; to eject in a jet; as, an elephant
        spouts water from his trunk.
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              Who kept Jonas in the fish's maw
              Till he was spouted up at Ninivee?    --Chaucer.
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              Next on his belly floats the mighty whale . . .
              He spouts the tide.                   --Creech.
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     2. To utter magniloquently; to recite in an oratorical or
        pompous manner.
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              Pray, spout some French, son.         --Beau. & Fl.
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     3. To pawn; to pledge; as, to spout a watch. [Cant]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: propelled violently in a usually narrow stream [syn:
             jetting, spouting, spurting, squirting]

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