Recent Examples of mattock from the Web
On that night at the Hinterkaifeck farmstead, the farmer, his wife, their widowed daughter, two grandchildren aged 7 and 2, and the family maid, all were killed with a mattock, or pickaxe.
Start by using a shovel or garden mattock to remove any rocks from around the base of the stump.
Look in the back and there would be 6 feet of logging chain going to rust, a half bottle of brake fluid, and a shovel and mattock.
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