[[t]ˈkæl əˌspɛl, ˌkæl əˈspɛl[/t]] n. pl. -spels, (esp. collectively)-spel.
1) peo a member of an American Indian people of the E Columbia River plateau
2) peo the Salishan language shared by the Kalispel, Flatheads, and other peoples of the region

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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