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spadeful

[ speyd-foo l ]
/ ˈspeɪd fʊl /
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noun, plural spade·fuls.

the amount that can be dug out with or carried on a spade.

Nearby words

spade foot, spade guinea, spadefish, spadefoot, spadefoot toad, spadeful, spadework, spadger, spadiceous, spadices, spadille

Origin of spadeful

First recorded in 1635–45; spade1 + -ful
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