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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland;
[syn: potato, white potato, Irish potato, murphy, spud, tater]

2. a sharp hand shovel for digging out roots and weeds;
[syn: spud, stump spud]


VERB (2)

1. initiate drilling operations, as for petroleum;
- Example: "The well was spudded in April"

2. produce buds, branches, or germinate;
- Example: "the potatoes sprouted"
[syn: shoot, spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, sprout]

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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spud \Spud\ (sp[u^]d), n. [Cf. Dan. spyd a spear.] 1. A sharp, narrow spade, usually with a long handle, used by farmers for digging up large-rooted weeds; a similarly shaped implement used for various purposes. [1913 Webster] My spud these nettles from the stone can part. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. A dagger. [Obs.] --Holland. [1913 Webster] 3. Anything short and thick; specifically, a piece of dough boiled in fat. [Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster] 4. A potato. [Colloq.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

spud n 1: an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland [syn: potato, white potato, Irish potato, murphy, spud, tater] 2: a sharp hand shovel for digging out roots and weeds [syn: spud, stump spud] v 1: initiate drilling operations, as for petroleum; "The well was spudded in April" 2: produce buds, branches, or germinate; "the potatoes sprouted" [syn: shoot, spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, sprout]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

19 Moby Thesaurus words for "spud": Irish potato, Kraut, aubergine, beans, cabbage, eggplant, greens, legumes, love apple, mad apple, pieplant, potato, potherbs, produce, rhubarb, tater, tomato, vegetables, white potato
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

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