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Definition of Shovelspur
ShovelspurShovel Shov"el, n. [OE. shovele, schovele, AS. scoft, sceoft;
akin to D. schoffel, G. schaufel, OHG. sc?vala, Dan. skovl,
Sw. skofvel, skyffel, and to E. shove. [root]160. See
Shove, v. t.]
An implement consisting of a broad scoop, or more or less
hollow blade, with a handle, used for lifting and throwing
earth, coal, grain, or other loose substances.
Shovel hat, a broad-brimmed hat, turned up at the sides,
and projecting in front like a shovel, -- worn by some
clergy of the English Church. [Colloq.]
Shovelspur (Zo["o]l.), a flat, horny process on the tarsus
of some toads, -- used in burrowing.
Steam shovel, a machine with a scoop or scoops, operated by
a steam engine, for excavating earth, as in making railway
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