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.
- Slang A potato.
- A sharp spadelike tool used for rooting or digging out weeds.
- A short section of pipe or a threaded fitting that completes a connection, as between a longer pipe and a nozzle, valve, or meter.
- To remove with a sharp spadelike tool.
- To begin drilling operations on: spud an oil well.