spew up

spew something up

to gush something upward. The geyser spewed hot water and steam up every hour on the hour. The fountain spewed up a thin stream of cool, clear water.
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spew up

v.
1. To eject some contents of the stomach by vomiting: She spewed up the spoiled chicken. The sick child spewed his lunch up.
2. To vomit: I spewed up in the car after the turbulent plane ride.
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References in classic literature ?
When the turbulent waters had somewhat subsided and the sea had ceased to spew up wreckage, I ventured to swim back in search of something substantial enough to support my weight and that of Nobs as well.
The crack provides a channel for the pressurized magma to spew up and flow through subway tunnels.