from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mattock having a pointed pick at one end of the head, and at the other a blade set crosswise to the handle. See cut under pickax.


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  • Let him get his pick-mattock, spade, and rake ready, up by the corner of his stone wall.

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  • "I don't suppose you'll believe me, but honestly I never had a pick-mattock in my hand till I went down to the store to buy one.

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