hand shovel

Definitions of hand shovel

n a shovel that is operated by hand

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coal shovel
a hand shovel for shoveling coal
entrenching tool, trenching spade
a hand shovel carried by infantrymen for digging trenches
a sturdy hand shovel that can be pushed into the earth with the foot
spud, stump spud
a sharp hand shovel for digging out roots and weeds
ditch spade, long-handled spade
a spade with a long handle for digging narrow ditches
garden spade
a spade used by gardeners
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hand tool
a tool used with workers' hands
a hand tool for lifting loose material; consists of a curved container or scoop and a handle

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