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spew one's guts (out)

 
1. Sl. to empty one's stomach; to vomit. Fred is spewing his guts out because of that lousy fish you served. He's spewing his guts because he has the flu.
2. Sl. to tell everything that one knows; to confess everything. (Underworld.) Lefty was sitting there in the police station spewing his guts out about the bank job. If he really is spewing his guts, the mob will cancel his Christmas.
See also: gut, spew

spew something out

to have something gush forth. The faucet spewed a little yellowish water out and stopped altogether. The faucet spewed out some yellowish water.
See also: out, spew

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.
See also: spew, up

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.
See also: spew, up

spew

in. to empty one’s stomach; to vomit. After dinner, I suddenly had the urge to spew.

spew one’s guts (out)

1. tv. to empty one’s stomach; to vomit. Fred is spewing his guts out because of that lousy fish you served.
2. tv. to tell everything that one knows; to confess everything. (Underworld.) Lefty was sitting there in the cop-shop spewing his guts out about the bank job.
See also: gut, out, spew

spew one’s guts

verb
See also: gut, spew
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The occurrence of Gb-Bm in scats versus spews from St.
The MNI% of Gb-Bm was higher in spews than in scat samples for both islands.
Spews contained a larger percentage of adult pollock (88.
Paul Island spews and the age classes of pollock taken in commercial trawls was considerable (St.
Despite the presence of spews on rookery and haul-out beaches, only Kiyota et al.
The differences in prey occurrence that were observed among northern fur seal scats and spews in our study may have resulted from the accumulation of irregularly shaped or large prey parts in the stomach (Kiyota et al.
However, the FO% of Gb-Bm was significantly higher in spews than in scats on St.
However, there were considerable differences in prey occurrence between spews samples and previous studies (Kajimura, 1984; Sinclair et al.
1993) and California sea lion (Zalophus californianus; Lowry and Carretta, 1999) spews and scats.
Despite the skewed sample sizes between scats and spews in the present study, the observed differences in FO% and estimated age or size of prey between sample types were similar for both islands and were consistent with previous pinniped diet studies comparing scat and spew samples (e.
Paul Island Year Scats Spews Scats Spews 1990 162 28 484 1 1991 109 5 1992 84 32 291 13 1993 10 1 1994 184 46 230 3 1995 149 7 319 17 1996 141 11 337 14 1997 120 35 80 1 1998 199 24 207 5 1999 30 4 2000 78 20 230 Total (n) 1127 204 2317 63 Table 2 Percent frequency of occurrence (FO%) and percent minimum number of individuals (MNI%) of prey species recovered in northern fur seal (Callorhinus ursinus) scat and spew samples collected on St.
Our study is a comparative evaluation of diet based on scat and spew samples collected from northern fur seal breeding rookeries on two islands in the eastern Bering Sea.
Prey age or size estimations were limited to walleye pollock and Gb-Bm because sufficient numbers of otoliths or beaks of other primary fish and cephalopod prey species were not recovered from scat and spew samples, or because regressions for the species were unavailable.
Age-class distributions of walleye pollock in scat and spew samples were compared with pollock size-composition data in commercial midwater trawls (National Marine Fisheries Service, North Pacific Groundfish Observer Program).