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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 spade /ˈsped/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spade n.
 1. Zool. A hart or stag three years old. [Written also spaid, spayade.]
 2.  A castrated man or beast.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spade, n.
 1. An implement for digging or cutting the ground, consisting usually of an oblong and nearly rectangular blade of iron, with a handle like that of a shovel. “With spade and pickax armed.”
 2.  One of that suit of cards each of which bears one or more figures resembling a spade.
    =\“Let spades be trumps!” she said.\=   --Pope.
 3. A cutting instrument used in flensing a whale.
 Spade bayonet, a bayonet with a broad blade which may be used digging; -- called also trowel bayonet.
 Spade handle Mach., the forked end of a connecting rod in which a pin is held at both ends. See Illust. of Knuckle joint, under Knuckle.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spade v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Spading.] To dig with a spade; to pare off the sward of, as land, with a spade.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a playing card in the major suit of spades
      2: a sturdy hand shovel that can be pushed into the earth with
         the foot
      3: (ethnic slur) offensive name for a Black person; "only a
         Black can call another Black a nigga" [syn: nigger, nigga,
          coon, jigaboo, nigra]
      v : dig (up) with a spade; "I spade compost into the flower