Spade in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Spade

To turn over soil with a spade to loosen the ground for planting. | A hart or stag three years old. | A castrated man or animal.

Short Example Sentences for Spade

  • 1. The spade she had herself picked up. 🔊
  • 2. A spade grinding and crunching. 🔊
  • 3. The spade trembled slightly in his hands. 🔊
  • 4. And with his spade he cut a hole through the melon. 🔊
  • 5. He had done good spade work. 🔊
  • 6. The tools were a pick of glass and a spade of earthenware. 🔊
  • 7. Why, a spade that stood there digging and delving. 🔊
  • 8. If the soil be sandy and loose, spade in clay and ashes. 🔊
  • 9. Well, I never saw a pig with a spade that could dig! 🔊
  • 10. Hunt them up a spade or a shovel and set them digging their neighbors out. 🔊
  • 11. At this he threw away his spade and swore valiantly at his master. 🔊
  • 12. It has required a good deal of pretty hard spade work by the committee. 🔊
  • 13. Another by digging and forging, turns one spade into two spades. 🔊
  • 14. Reckless Amaryllis cared not a pin for all the spade guineas in the iron box. 🔊
  • 15. Black was not as black to her as to Maria; a spade was not so truly a spade. 🔊

How to use Spade in Sentences?

  • 1. At length the spade of the fisherman struck upon something that sounded hollow. 🔊
  • 2. The fellow handles a spade as if it was the first time he had ever had one in his hand. 🔊
  • 3. I am much surprised at his absconding, as he had nothing but a spade to go off with. 🔊
  • 4. The spade of to-day reveals no more than the traditions of two thousand years ago. 🔊
  • 5. Often as a man has been digging in the hard-packed ashes, his spade has struck into a hole. 🔊
  • 6. Hughie took his turn at the spade but to Kenny his methodical competence proved an irritant. 🔊
  • 7. The man with the spade hits the other (whose face is most woe-begone) on the head (illust. 🔊
  • 8. The Great Mayor, laying his golden spade at the feet of the Supreme Priest, knelt in silence. 🔊
  • 9. The walls were too massive for our strength, and the pickaxe and spade were thrown aside in despair. 🔊
  • 10. A stream of pebbles and earth and the empty spade gleams clear in the moonlight, then is rammed again into the black earth. 🔊
  • 11. The local police were already scouring the country, and under intelligent supervision had accomplished a great deal of the spade work. 🔊
  • 12. He would throw off his coat, seize the spade or the hoe, and go to work himself with the most intense relish. 🔊
  • 13. He was a famous stickler for ancient usages, and it was understood that there were twenty thousand spade guineas in an iron box under his bed. 🔊
  • 14. He should not have done this, for a spade is a dangerous weapon, especially in the hands of a man as strong as is the pastor in spite of his years. 🔊
  • 15. Wealth has its source in applications of the mind to nature, from the rudest strokes of spade and axe, up to the last secrets of art. 🔊
  • 16. Luther had a very coarse subject to deal with, and Luther believed that a spade is best called a spade. 🔊
  • 17. The cut was not deep, but it had evidently fractured the skull, and had plainly been made by a blow from a spade or some similar blunt instrument. 🔊
  • 18. His arms were very weak, while his spade was large and heavy; and he had worked a full two hours before he had dug as many feet. 🔊
  • 19. After a time when he went out himself to look at the work, he found Niels leaning on his spade eating nuts. 🔊
  • 20. He was as good a sailor as the Captain, and enjoyed his meals as if he worked with a spade instead of a brush and pencil. 🔊