• IPA: /ˈspɛlt/
  1. (chiefly, British) Simple past tense and past participle of spell
    • 1590, William Shakespeare, Love's Labour's Lost, v 1
      Yes, yes; he teaches boys the hornbook. What is a, b, spelt / backward with the horn on his head?

spelt (uncountable)

  1. A grain, considered either a subspecies of wheat, ll mul, or a separate species ll mul or ll mul.
  • (grain) dinkel wheat
Translations Noun

spelt (plural spelts)

  1. (dialect, Northern England, Scotland) A thin piece of wood or metal; a splinter.
  2. (metalworking) Spelter.

spelt (spelts, present participle spelting; past and past participle spelted)

  1. (obsolete) To split; to break; to spalt.

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