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Definition of Shovelling
1. shovel [v] - See also: shovel
Lexicographical Neighbors of Shovelling
Literary usage of Shovelling
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cyaniding Gold and Silver Ores: A Practical Treatise on the Cyanide Process by Henry Forbes Julian, Edgar Smart (1904)
"shovelling Strips.—To preserve the filter cloth from damage while shovelling out the residues, strips are lightly fixed above it, at right angles to the ..."
2. A View of the Art of Colonization: With Present Reference to the British by Edward Gibbon Wakefield (1849)
"EMIGRANTS DIVIDED INTO LABOURERS, CAPITALISTS, AND GENTRY HOW THE " shovelling OUT OF PAUPERS," AND EMIGRATION AS A PUNISHMENT, INDISPOSE THE POORER CLASSES ..."
3. The Complete Golfer by Harry Vardon (1908)
"... tasks—No "close season" in golf—Spectators at big matches — Certain anecdotes—Putting for applause — shovelling from a bunker—The greatest match I have ..."
4. A View of the Art of Colonization, in Letters Between a Statesman and a Colonist by Edward Gibbon Wakefield (1914)
"LETTER XXI. From the Colonist. EMIGRANTS DIVIDED INTO LABOURERS, CAPITALISTS, AND GENTRY.—HOW THE " shovelling OUT OF PAUPERS," AND EMIGRATION ..."