used in Howards End
only 1 use
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(often followed by 'of') a large number or amount or extent;
or: a sudden forceful flow;
or: the occurrence of a water flow resulting from sudden rain or melting snow
- She did not wish this spate of business and self-advertisement checked.
Chapter 10 (27% in)
There are no more uses of "spate" in Howards End.