KJV Dictionary Definition: shovel


SHOVEL, n. shov'l. An instrument consisting of a broad scoop or hollow blade with a handle; used por throwing earth or other loole substances.

SHOVEL, v.t.

1. To take up and throw with a shovel; as, to shovel earth into a heap or into a cart, or out of a pit.

2. To gather in great quantities.


SHOVELED, pp. Thrown with a shovel.


SHOVELER, n. from shovel. A fowl of the genus Anas or duck kind.


SHOVELING, ppr. Throwing with a shovel.