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Definitions of spade:
  • noun:   a sturdy hand shovel that can be pushed into the earth with the foot
  • noun:   a playing card in the major suit of spades
  • noun:   (ethnic slur) offensive name for a Black person
  • verb:   dig (up) with a spade
    Example: "I spade compost into the flower beds"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #15336)

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See spade used in context: 71 rhymes, 4 Shakespeare works, 2 Mother Goose rhymes, several books and articles.

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