turnspit: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (tûrn'spit"), [key]
- a spit that rotates or can be rotated.
- a mechanically or manually operated device for turning a spit on which meat is roasted.
- a person who turns a spit.
- a small dog having a long body and short legs, used formerly to work a treadmill that turned a spit.
- turnspit (Thesaurus)