Definition of Spading

1. Verb. (present participle of SPAD) ¹



2. Verb. (present participle of spade) ¹

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Definition of Spading

1. spade [v] - See also: spade

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spading

spades
spadesful
spadetail
spadewise
spadework
spadeworks
spadger
spadgers
spadiceous
spadices
spadicose
spadille
spadilles
spadillo
spadillos
spading (current term)
spadish
spadix
spadixes
spado
spadoes
spadones
spados
spadroon
spadroons
spae
spae-craft
spaed
spaeing
spaeings

Literary usage of Spading

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report of the American Institute of the City of New York (1854)
"REPORT OF THE JUDGES ON spading. 1852. The committee on the spading match, held at Nyack, in the county of Rockland, on the 9th day of October, instant, ..."

2. The First Book of Farming by Charles Landon Goodrich (1905)
"CHAPTER XI spading AND PLOWING WE have learned the important conditions ... spading THE SOIL The typical tool for preparing the soil for root growth is a ..."

3. New American Farm Book by Richard Lamb Allen (1869)
"spading. AFTER selecting a proper soil, and placing it in a suitable condition, ... In small patches of highly cultivated land, spading is resorted to for ..."

4. The Home Vegetable Garden by Adolph Kruhm (1914)
"spading or Plowing. Where the limits of the garden do not exceed or 50 feet (the size of an average kitchen garden) it pays well to dig by hand. ..."

5. Plant Propagation: Greenhouse and Nursery Practice by Maurice Grenville Kains (1916)
"161—spading IN NURSERY STOCK 246. Apple stocks.—For standard apples French crab and Vermont crab seedlings are most popular; for dwarf and semi-dwarf apples ..."

6. Record of the 114th Regiment, N. Y. S. V.: Where it Went, what it Saw, and by Harris H. Beecher (1866)
"The work of spading and picking their way into Port Hudson went steadily on. The approaches were rapidly ..."

7. Vegetable Forcing by Ralph Levi Watts (1917)
"When commercial fertilizers are employed they are usually applied after plowing or spading and mixed with the soil by subsequent harrowing or raking. ..."

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