Definition of Post-hole digger

1. Noun. A shovel used to sink postholes.

Exact synonyms: Posthole Digger
Generic synonyms: Shovel



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Literary usage of Post-hole digger

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Roadmasters' Assistant: A Manual of Reference for Those Having to Do by George Hebard Paine (1904)
"... the scoops together), the digger is withdrawn and the earth emptied onto the ground. FIG. 207—"Scissors" Post-Hole Digger. The "auger" post hole digger, ..."

2. Handbook of Cost Data for Contractors and Engineers: A Reference Book Giving by Halbert Powers Gillette (1910)
"A post hole digger may be termed a tool that does its digging by being driven Into the ground, and, as it loosens the earth, picks it up so It can be taken ..."

3. Notes on Track: Construction and Maintenance by Walter Mason Camp (1904)
"Figure 424 shows the lower portion of the Eureka post-hole digger, commonly known as the "scissors" type. It consists of a pair of pointed segmental spades ..."

4. Notes on Track: Construction and Maintenance by Walter Mason Camp (1904)
"Figure 424 shows the lower portion of the Eureka post-hole digger, commonly known as the "scissors" type. It consists of a pair of pointed segmental spades ..."

5. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1905)
"Nevertheless, to insure their destruction, holes a foot in depth should be made in the furrow with a post-hole digger at intervals of about twenty feet, ..."

6. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1896)
"Nevertheless, to insure their destruction, holes a foot in depth should be made in the furrow with a post-hole digger at intervals of about twenty feet, ..."

7. Mining Engineers' Handbook by Robert Peele (1918)
"New Market Zinc Co, Tena, used an ordinary post-hole digger for prospecting a of zinc carbonate and silicate, in tough, residual dolomite clay, ..."

8. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1899)
"Better still cut out a core of soil with a post- hole digger at each point. Avoid all local contaminations, as the droppings of cattle, piles of decaying ..."

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