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He had before placed a pick and shovel, an axe, a couple of boards and some cords in the boat.
WORK AND WINOLIVER OPTIC
It is contrary to good breeding to shovel one's food into the mouth with a knife.
SCIENCE IN THE KITCHEN.MRS. E. E. KELLOGG
The funeral was over, the last word of the service spoken, the first shovel of earth flung rattling on to the coffin.
Mrs Maggot observed that they were also armed with a pick and shovel.
Then he went out, and he got his cart, and he put his shovel and his hoe in it, and he called his cat; but no cat came.
THE DOERSWILLIAM JOHN HOPKINS
With a little ingenuity a set of fireirons—poker, tongs, and shovel—can be devised and constructed from match stales.
TOY-MAKING AT HOMEMORLEY ADAMS
Often, if it is available, sand or dirt is thrown on the fire with a shovel.
OUR NATIONAL FORESTSRICHARD H. DOUAI BOERKER
Walt Phelps' burden was a shovel, while Ralph Stetson carried an axe.
One might work with a pick and shovel for a week and never tunnel them.
Accordingly, the vaquero was directed to look after the mules while Frank and Joe went to work with pick, shovel, and pan.
DIGGING FOR GOLDR.M. BALLANTYNE

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