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Definition of "spoils" []

  • That which is taken from another by violence; especially, the plunder taken from an enemy; pillage; booty. (noun)
  • Public offices and their benefits regarded as the peculiar property of a successful party or faction, to be bestowed for its own advantage; -- commonly in the plural; as (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of spoil. (verb)

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Use "spoils" in a sentence
  • "Seriously has anyone heard of the term spoils of war."
  • "In 2007 both parties shared the same rosy growth expectations, and differed only on the question of how to divide the medium-term spoils between tax cuts and public spending."
  • "I help them with their deer management plans, planting food plots, scouting, help out with chores sometimes, and give them some of the spoils from the game I harvest."