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flaughter-spade

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as divot-spade.

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Examples

  • But when the cicerone proceeded to point out a small hillock near the centre of the enclosure as the Prtorium, Corydon's patience could hold no longer, and, like Edie Ochiltree, he forgot all reverence, and broke in with nearly the same words --- ` ` Prtorium here, Prtorium there, I made the bourock mysell with a flaughter-spade. ''

    The Antiquary

  • But when the cicerone proceeded to point out a small hillock near the centre of the enclosure as the Praetorium, Corydon's patience could hold no longer, and, like Edie Ochiltree, he forgot all reverence, and broke in with nearly the same words -- "Praetorium here, Praetorium there, I made the bourock mysell with a flaughter-spade."

    The Antiquary — Volume 02

  • But when the cicerone proceeded to point out a small hillock near the centre of the enclosure as the Praetorium, Corydon’s patience could hold no longer, and, like Edie Ochiltree, he forgot all reverence, and broke in with nearly the same words — “Praetorium here, Praetorium there, I made the bourock mysell with a flaughter-spade.”

    The Antiquary

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