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- noun Plural form of
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"Yes, and well named," said the captain, who was using his glass; "the land of mountain points -- _spitzes_ as they call them, or _piz_ in North Italy among the mountains there."
Steve Young George Manville Fenn 1870
There were the great stocks and horns and spitzes towering up, covered with eternal snow, and we gazed at them with awe.
The Crystal Hunters A Boy's Adventures in the Higher Alps George Manville Fenn 1870
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