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spade 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/spād/,
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spades, plural;
  1. Dig in (ground) with a spade
    • - while spading the soil, I think of the flowers
  2. Move (soil) with a spade
    • - earth is spaded into the grave
Noun
  1. One of the four suits in a conventional deck of playing cards, denoted by a black inverted heart-shaped figure with a small stalk

  2. A card of this suit

  3. offensive. A black person


  1. a playing card in the major suit that has one or more black figures on it; "she led a low spade"; "spades were trumps"
  2. dig (up) with a spade; "I spade compost into the flower beds"
  3. a sturdy hand shovel that can be pushed into the earth with the foot
  4. nigger: (ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person; "only a Black can call another Black a nigga"
  5. A spade is a tool designed primarily for the purpose of digging or removing earth. Early spades were made of riven wood. After the art of metalworking was discovered, spades were made with sharper tips of metal. ...
  6. Tarka the Otter is a film made in 1979, based on the novel of the same name by Henry Williamson. It was voted 98th in Channel 4’s poll of the 100 Greatest Family Films.
  7. (Spades (game)) Spades is a partnership trick-taking card game devised in the United States in the 1930s, in which the object is for each pair or partnership to take at least the number of tricks they bid on before play began. ...
  8. (Spades (suit)) In playing cards, a suit is one of several categories into which the cards of a deck are divided. Most often, each card bears one of several symbols showing to which suit it belongs; the suit may alternatively or in addition be indicated by the color printed on the card. ...
  9. (The Spades) Roky Erickson (born Roger Kynard Erickson on July 15, 1947) is an American singer, songwriter, harmonica player and guitarist from Texas. He was a founding member of the 13th Floor Elevators and pioneer of the psychedelic rock genre.
  10. A garden tool with a handle and a flat blade for digging. Not to be confused with a shovel which is used for moving earth or other materials; A playing card marked with the symbol ♠; A black person; To turn over soil with a spade to loosen the ground for planting
  11. (Spades) Originally representing nobility, it is a type of suit in the deck of cards used to play online poker.
  12. (Spades) Challenges, troubles, worry-related matters. Also: the past, old age, or Winter. Element of Earth.
  13. To dream of a kind of shovel called spade, denotes that you will have work to complete, which will give you much annoyance in superintending. If you dream of cards named spades, you will be enticed into follies which will bring you grief and misfortune. ...
  14. At Cold Stone Creamery, scoops are out, spades are in. These are the tools crew members use to portion and blend your favorite ice cream with Mix-ins on the frozen stone.
  15. often mistakenly called a shovel, spades have flat or gently curved blades and are for planting or transplanting, edging, and turf removal.
  16. a digging tool, the handle is grasped and the foot used to push the blade into the ground.
  17. Primitive humanoid-operated soil particulate realignment device.
  18. A large machine that is used to dig up larger caliper trees.
  19. Also a spade-Mashie. A deep faced ancient club whose modern equivalent is the 6 iron.
  20. To work the mortar to the face of the concrete by ranning a spade up and down next to the form. A digging tool.
  21. A spade is like a mini shovel. It helps dig up roots and transplants and helps with general digging chores in the garden.
  22. A tool used to prepare soil. Has a narrower, shorter and flatter blade than a shovel.
  23. The spade gives a lemming the ability to dig and / or bash through penetratable obstacles. This can be done in four diagonal directions, in horizontal directions and down. It's not possible to dig up.
  24. small surgical tool for removing ovaries.
  25. A control device in the form of a moving appendage which projects below the stern of the ship without any fixed supports in front of it or below it.