or entrenching tool
- a small, collapsible spade used by a soldier in the field for digging foxholes and the like.
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Every man carried with him three empty sand-bags and his intrenching-tool.
The intrenching-tool is a miniature pickax, one end of which resembles a large-bladed hoe with a sharpened and tempered edge.