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shovel

verb

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to hollow out or form (something) by removing earth
  • the troops quickly shoveled a trench

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The first known use of shovel was before the 12th century

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“Shovel.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shovel. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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