vb. To throw out with force from a narrow orifice; to eject; to spurt out.
- vb. To sprout; to bud; to germinate, as barley steeped for malt.
- n. A shoot; a sprout.
- n. (Naut.) A small boom, pole, or spar, which crosses the sail of a boat diagonally from the mast to the upper aftmost corner, which it is used to extend and elevate.