the highest trump in certain card games, as the queen of clubs in omber.
(cards) (in ombre and quadrille) the ace of spades
noun 1. a tool for digging, having an iron blade adapted for pressing into the ground with the foot and a long handle commonly with a grip or crosspiece at the top, and with the blade usually narrower and flatter than that of a shovel. 2. some implement, piece, or part resembling this. 3. a […]
- Spading fork
noun a garden tool with sturdy tines used for loosening and turning soil Examples You can use a spading fork to stir a compost pile.
noun, plural spadices [spey-dahy-seez, spey-duh-seez] /speɪˈdaɪ siz, ˈspeɪ dəˌsiz/ (Show IPA). Botany. 1. an inflorescence consisting of a spike with a fleshy or thickened axis, usually enclosed in a spathe. noun (pl) spadices (speɪˈdaɪsiːz) 1. a racemose inflorescence having many small sessile flowers borne on a fleshy stem, the whole usually being surrounded by a […]
noun, plural spadones [spey-doh-neyz, spuh-] /speɪˈdoʊ neɪz, spə-/ (Show IPA) 1. Civil Law. an impotent person; someone unable to procreate. 2. a castrated man or animal.