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Definition of Shovel


  1. An implement consisting of a broad scoop, or more or less hollow blade, with a handle, used for lifting and throwing earth, coal, grain, or other loose substances.
  2. To take up and throw with a shovel; as, to shovel earth into a heap, or into a cart, or out of a pit.
  3. To gather up as with a shovel.
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Shovel Translations

shovel in Danish is skovl
shovel in Dutch is opscheppen, scheppen
shovel in French is pelle, pelleter, palette
shovel in German is Schaufel, schaufeln, Schaufel
shovel in Italian is vanga, badile
shovel in Latin is rutila
shovel in Spanish is espatula, pala
shovel in Swedish is skyffel, skovel, skyffla