Associations to the word «Spade»


SPADE, noun. A garden tool with a handle and a flat blade for digging. Not to be confused with a shovel which is used for moving earth or other materials.
SPADE, noun. A playing card marked with the symbol ♠.
SPADE, noun. (offensive) (ethnic slur) A black person.
SPADE, noun. A cutting instrument used in flensing a whale.
SPADE, verb. To turn over soil with a spade to loosen the ground for planting.
SPADE, verb. (videogaming) To collect and statistically analyze data, for the purpose of determining the underlying random number generator structure or numeric formula.
SPADE, noun. A hart or stag three years old.
SPADE, noun. A castrated man or animal.
SPADE FEET, noun. Plural of spade foot
SPADE FOOT, noun. Alternative form of spadefoot
SPADE FOOT, noun. (furniture) A block-shaped foot higher than wide and tapering slightly toward the bottom. The spade foot usually terminates a tapering leg, and the top of the foot is wider than the leg.
SPADE FOOT, noun. The foot that is habitually used to put pressure on a spade when digging.
SPADE FOOTS, noun. Plural of spade foot

Dictionary definition

SPADE, noun. A playing card in the major suit that has one or more black figures on it; "she led a low spade"; "spades were trumps".
SPADE, noun. A sturdy hand shovel that can be pushed into the earth with the foot.
SPADE, noun. (ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person; "only a Black can call another Black a nigga".
SPADE, verb. Dig (up) with a spade; "I spade compost into the flower beds".

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