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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of spud.

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Examples

  • The exploration group Desire Petroleum - named after HMS Desire, which claimed to have discovered the islands in 1592 - issued a statement to the London stock market today confirming its Ocean Guardian drilling rig had "spudded", or broken ground, at 2. 15pm.

    British Blogs

  • The exploration group Desire Petroleum - named after HMS Desire, which claimed to have discovered the islands in 1592 - issued a statement to the London stock market today confirming its Ocean Guardian drilling rig had "spudded", or broken ground, at 2. 15pm.

    Environment news, comment and analysis from the Guardian | guardian.co.uk

  • The exploration group Desire Petroleum - named after HMS Desire, which claimed to have discovered the islands in 1592 - issued a statement to the London stock market today confirming its Ocean Guardian drilling rig had "spudded", or broken ground, at 2. 15pm.

    British Blogs

  • As such, stating that Dr. Griffin was an "above average engineer" rendered the rest of your comments about as useful as a dry spudded wildcat.

    Augustine Committee Meets at MSFC Today - NASA Watch

  • "It appears their timetable is slipping a bit for getting a well spudded with the new rig," Schwartz said.

    AlaskaDispatch.com: BP Plans to Move Ahead with Offshore Oil Drilling in Arctic

  • "It appears their timetable is slipping a bit for getting a well spudded with the new rig," Schwartz said.

    AlaskaDispatch.com: BP Plans to Move Ahead with Offshore Oil Drilling in Arctic

  • Once a well was spudded in, the drilling went on twenty-four hours a day as long as the money lasted.

    Wildcatter’s Woman

  • Once a well was spudded in, the drilling went on twenty-four hours a day as long as the money lasted.

    Wildcatter’s Woman

  • Once a well was spudded in, the drilling went on twenty-four hours a day as long as the money lasted.

    Wildcatter’s Woman

  • Once a well was spudded in, the drilling went on twenty-four hours a day as long as the money lasted.

    Wildcatter’s Woman

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