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mattock

a type of large pick that has one end of its blade shaped like an adze, used for loosening soil, cutting roots, etc.

mattock

[′mad·ək]
(design engineering)
A tool with the combined features of an adz, an ax, and a pick.

mattock

A tool for loosening soil in digging; shaped like a pickax, but having one of its ends broad instead of pointed.
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Subs not used: Bonham, Kerschbaumer, Vibe, O'Connell ROTHERHAM: Camp, Buxton, Rawson, Collins, Mattock (Ledesma 82), Maguire (Bowery 74), Green, Smallwood, White (Ward 64), Derbyshire, Clarke-Harris.
Neil Danns bundled home after catching Mattock off guard in the eighth minute before Mattock's poor pass was picked up by the excellent Chung Yong Lee to slide the ball past Owls keeper Chris Kirkland home 11 minutes later.
Mattock pulled one back seven minutes before half-time, finding the net with a superb 25-yard strike.
Wednesday finished the game with 10 men after Mattock was dismissed for a second bookable offence - but they held on comfortably.
But Marek Cech's departure on transfer deadline day has effectively pushed Mattock to second in the pecking order.
EXPERIENCE: Paul Barnes, Simon Mattock, Sally Smith and Chris Edsall who are now associates at Loveitts
Simon Church looked to have won it for the home side when he beat Scott Carson in a one-on-one with three minutes left but Mattock had other ideas.
Joe Mattock almost opened his account for the Baggies with a scorching 68th minute long-range effort.
The new regulation, which Mr Mattock believed was more about government wanting to be seen to be doing something rather than a serious attempt to curb excess, was "another whip to crack at operators who were doing a good job in difficult times".
Mattock, 19, is an attackminded player who should continue his positive development at a club which encourages its players to express themselves.
Mattock agreed to buy the pub's pounds 33,500 worth of fixtures and fittings from Thwaites brewery.