bar spade

noun

Definition of bar spade

: a trenching spade with a cutting blade welded across the ends of three parallel bars for use in spading wet sticky soil

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“Bar spade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bar%20spade. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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