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spud

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verb \ˈspəd\

Definition of spud

spudded

spudding

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to dig with a spud

  3. 2 :  to begin to drill (an oil well)

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to use a spud

1652

First Known Use of spud

1652


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spud

noun

Definition of spud

  1. 1 :  a tool or device (as for digging, lifting, or cutting) having the characteristics of a spade and a chisel

  2. 2 :  potato 2b

Origin and Etymology of spud

Middle English spudde dagger


First Known Use: 1667


Medical Dictionary

spud

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noun \ˈspəd\

Medical Definition of spud

  1. :  any of various small surgical instruments with a shape resembling that of a spade <use of a spud to remove a foreign object from the eye>


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