Spud

Spud

(spd), n. [Cf. Dan. spyd a spear.] 1. A sharp, narrow spade, usually with a long handle, used by farmers for digging up large-rooted weeds; a similarly shaped implement used for various purposes.
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My spud these nettles from the stone can part.
Swift.
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2. A dagger. [Obs.] Holland.
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3. Anything short and thick; specifically, a piece of dough boiled in fat. [Local, U.S.]
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4. A potato. [Colloq.]
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