Keywords: spade, shovel, dig, scoop

Sign Definition

As a Noun

1. A tool used for digging, with a flat metal blade and a long handle. English = spade, shovel.

As a Verb or Adjective

1. To make a hole in the ground using a spade, shovel, or a trowel. English = dig, dig up, scoop up, shovel.


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