Definition of Spade bit

1. Noun. A thin bit with a center point and cutting edges on either side.

Generic synonyms: Bit



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spade Bit

spackler
spacklers
spackles
spackling
spackling compound
spacks
spacy
spadaite
spaddle
spaddles
spade
spade bit (current term)
spade casino
spade fingers
spade hand
spadea
spadeas
spadebone
spadebones
spaded
spadefish
spadefishes
spadefoot
spadefoot toad
spadefoots
spadeful

Literary usage of Spade bit

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1. Western Grazing Grounds and Forest Ranges: A History of the Live-stock by Will Croft Barnes (1913)
"Spanish spade bit. 2. Spanish Hing Bit. (Both are brutal and of no ... The California vaquero rode with a heavy silver-mounted spade bit with a huge burr or ..."

2. Western Grazing Grounds and Forest Ranges: A History of the Live-stock by Will Croft Barnes (1913)
"Spanish spade bit. 2. Spanish Ring Bit. (Both are brutal and of no ... The California vaquero rode with a heavy silver-mounted spade bit with a huge burr or ..."

3. The Cowboy: His Characteristics, His Equipment, and His Part in the by Philip Ashton Rollins (1922)
"... in length and bent backward at its top, there was thereby created a "spade bit." This was the bit most commonly used. Not content with attacking merely ..."

4. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1881)
"Decently; orderly; moderately Also an adjective. North. GRADUATE. A physician. Suffolk. GRAF. The depth of a spade's bit in digging. Salop. Hence, to dig. ..."

5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1873)
"... the receptacle of such drainage. Sough (pron. SUFF), [suf] sb. a covered drain of any size. Spade-bit, sb. the quantity of soil raised by one effort ..."

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