The definition of a shovel is a tool that has a long handle and a broad pan used to lift and move things.(noun)
An example of a shovel is a tool with which to dig dirt.
Shovel is defined as to lift and move with a shovel.(verb)
An example of shovel is to dig in the sand.
See shovel in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME schovele < OE scofl < base of scufan: see shove
See shovel in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English scofl.
left: ergonomic snow shovel
right: D-handle round point shovel
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