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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of spade.

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Examples

  • Mish came over the rugged crest and saw Jade crouching at a spaded hole.

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  • To my main benefactor, a scraggly rust-colored mutt named Leo, an artful disdainer of failed commands & burgeoning promises of spaded poodles, I bequeath several hundred dollars 'worth of massage therapy& sessions with a dog therapist trained in the school of canine Gestalt articulations.

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  • At the lip of the coulee, someone had spaded the ground with a shovel and replaced the torn divots of grass with a rake, creating a broken pattern that made the farmer think of a root-bound plant in a cracked flowerpot.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • At the lip of the coulee, someone had spaded the ground with a shovel and replaced the torn divots of grass with a rake, creating a broken pattern that made the farmer think of a root-bound plant in a cracked flowerpot.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • At the lip of the coulee, someone had spaded the ground with a shovel and replaced the torn divots of grass with a rake, creating a broken pattern that made the farmer think of a root-bound plant in a cracked flowerpot.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • The Alcotts thrived as Bronson spaded the earth for his acre of garden.

    Louisa May Alcott

  •  Molly and Wolf smelled alike to me — an infinitely comforting smell like freshly-spaded rich soil in a springtime garden.

    And Then: Parts 1-3

  • At the lip of the coulee, someone had spaded the ground with a shovel and replaced the torn divots of grass with a rake, creating a broken pattern that made the farmer think of a root-bound plant in a cracked flowerpot.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • Have you ever seen the red-brown bodies of sweet potatoes spaded from the earth,  each clinging to a series of roots hung with driblets and particles?

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  • We spaded it in and watered it down to settle the soil.

    Here's the dirt.....

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