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See definition of spading on Dictionary.com
  • as inscoop
  • as inshovel
  • as indelve
  • as indig
  • as inexcavate
  • as ingrub

synonyms for spading

  • clear away
  • dig
  • dig out
  • gouge
  • lift
  • pick up
  • remove
  • scrape
  • bail
  • dip
  • empty
  • excavate
  • gather
  • grub
  • hollow
  • lade
  • ladle
  • spade
  • sweep away
  • sweep up
  • take up
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antonyms for spading

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  • drop
  • lower
  • fill
    • cover
    • fill
    • ignore
    • neglect
    • hide
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    How to use spading in a sentence

    In such cases the spading fork and the hand cultivator are the ready and proper substitutes.
    DWARF FRUIT TREESF. A. WAUGH
    Men were spading and planting the vegetable gardens, painting or white-washing fences.
    A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD SALEMAMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
    Deep plowing or spading is very important; it is the best possible remedy for excessive drought or unusual rains.
    SOIL CULTUREJ. H. WALDEN
    Plowing or spading too early, in hope of getting earlier vegetables, is often a failure.
    SOIL CULTUREJ. H. WALDEN
    After spading, leveling, and thoroughly pulverizing the native soil, we added a top layer of foreign soil as a fertilizer.
    CONSTRUCTION WORK FOR RURAL AND ELEMENTARY SCHOOLSVIRGINIA MCGAW
    The Chief Gardener took up a spading-fork from among the tools.
    A LITTLE GARDEN CALENDAR FOR BOYS AND GIRLSALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
    But Durant only laughed and went on spading up the soft earth with a bit of wood.
    SCARLETT OF THE MOUNTEDMARGUERITE MERINGTON
    Spading and plowing bring about conditions necessary for the sprouting or germination of seeds.
    THE FIRST BOOK OF FARMINGCHARLES L. GOODRICH
    The typical tool for preparing the soil for root growth is a spade or spading fork (Fig. 49).
    THE FIRST BOOK OF FARMINGCHARLES L. GOODRICH
    Spading and plowing also tend to bring about conditions necessary for the very important work of certain of the soil bacteria.
    THE FIRST BOOK OF FARMINGCHARLES L. GOODRICH
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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