verb (used with object), spud·ded, spud·ding.
Origin of spud
Examples from the Web for spud
Historical Examples of spud
He walked over to Spud, lifted the dummy into position in the crook of his arm.
He folded Spud in his arms and followed the two men to the door.
And now there was only a trace of the brogue in Spud's voice.
"Yellah," Spud had said, but the description was no longer apt.
But Spud O'Malley must have experienced no such delicacy of feeling.
verb spuds, spudding or spudded
Word Origin for spud
mid-15c., "small or poor knife," of uncertain origin probably related to Danish spyd, Old Norse spjot "spear," German Spiess "spear, lance"). Meaning "spade" is from 1660s; sense of "short or stumpy person or thing" is from 1680s; that of "potato" is first recorded 1845 in New Zealand English.