- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H3257 Used 9 times
SHOVEL, noun shov'l. An instrument consisting of a broad scoop or hollow blade with a handle; used por throwing earth or other loole substances.
SHOVEL, verb transitive
1. To take up and throw with a shovel; as, to shovel earth into a heap or into a cart, or out of a pit.
2. To gather in great quantities.
SHOVEL-BOARD, noun A board on which they play by sliding metal pieces at a mark.
SHOVELED, participle passive Thrown with a shovel.
SHOVELER, noun [from shovel.] A fowl of the genus Anas or duck kind.
SHOVELING, participle present tense Throwing with a shovel.