Definition of Spademen

1. spademan [n] - See also: spademan



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spademen

spadea
spadeas
spadebone
spadebones
spaded
spadefish
spadefishes
spadefoot
spadefoot toad
spadefoots
spadeful
spadefuls
spadeless
spadelike
spademan
spademen (current term)
spader
spaders
spades
spadesful
spadetail
spadewise
spadework
spadeworks
spadger
spadgers
spadiceous
spadices
spadicose
spadille

Literary usage of Spademen

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1. Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, George Walter Prothero, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle (1850)
"We were impatient, and wanted to begin, but Mr. Parkes would not turn a sod till he saw pipes and tools and fifteen tolerable spademen, with their ordinary ..."

2. Lester the Loyalist: A Romance of the Founding of Canada by Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen (1890)
"It was here that the tracks divided, And theirs was hid in a wall of snow, and ' twas best for the spademen To work with good hearts and full stomachs. ..."

3. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"Torgau, seat of this new Board, has got fortified; "1.500 inhabitants were Requisitioned as spademen for that end, at first with wages," -— latterly, ..."

4. History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1862)
"two spademen to one pickman" (which indicates soft sandy ground): these, with the escorting or covering battalions. Twelve Parties they also, on both sides ..."

5. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"Torgau, seat of this new Board, has got fortified; '1500 inhabitants were requisitioned as spademen for that ..."

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