Meaning: a large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm; produces cells involved in immune responses
Men did not really care about these things, except when their personal spleen was touched.
Lady Georgina was now in her finest vein of spleen: her acid wit grew sharper and more caustic each moment.
At other times the unsettled condition persists, and his spleen is vented not only on the original instigator but upon others who may have occasion to see him, sometimes hours afterward.
Spring! and the hillsides flourished, vivid in jewelled green; Spring! and our hearts' blood nourished envy and hatred and spleen. Little cared we for the Spring-birth; much cared we to get on-- Stake in the Great White Channel, stake ere the best be gone.
Emma shall be an angel, and I will keep my spleen to myself till Christmas brings John and Isabella. John loves Emma with a reasonable and therefore not a blind affection, and Isabella always thinks as he does; except when he is not quite frightened enough about the children.