from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The blade of a spade, with the tang or socket by which it is secured to the handle.
  • n. In heraldry, a bearing representing
  • n. the whole blade of a spade, without the handle or with a truncated piece of the handle, or
  • n. an iron or steel border put upon the blade of a spade to reinforce or repair it.


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