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spade

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1. a tool for digging, typically consisting of a flat rectangular steel blade attached to a long wooden handle
2. 
a. an object or part resembling a spade in shape
b. (as modifier): a spade beard
3. a type of oar blade that is comparatively broad and short
4. a cutting tool for stripping the blubber from a whale or skin from a carcass

spade

2
a. the black symbol on a playing card resembling a heart-shaped leaf with a stem
b. a card with one or more of these symbols or (when pl.) the suit of cards so marked, usually the highest ranking of the four

spade

[spād]
(design engineering)
A shovellike implement with a flat oblong blade; used for turning soil by pushing against the blade with the foot.

spade

A tool for digging and cutting the ground, having a rather thick blade, usually nearly flat, so formed that its terminal edge may be pressed into the ground with one foot while the handle is grasped.

SPADE

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