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noun 
  1. A hand tool with a handle for moving portions of material such as earth, snow, grain, etc from one place to another. Not to be confused with a spade which is for digging.
  2. A spade.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: schop
  • French: pelle
  • German: Schaufel
  • Italian: pala
  • Spanish: pala
verb (shovels, shoveling or shovelling, shoveled or shovelled)
  1. To move materials with a shovel.
The workers were shovelling gravel and tarmac into the pothole in the road.
After the blizzard, we shoveled the driveway for the next two days.
I don't mind shoveling, but using a pickaxe hurts my back terribly.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: scheppen
  • French: peller
  • German: schaufeln
  • Italian: spalare
  • Spanish: traspalar

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