Variant of spud
- any of various sharp, spadelike or chisel-like tools used for rooting out weeds, stripping off bark, etc.
- Informal a potato
Origin: Middle English spudde, probably from Scand, as inch(es) Old Norse spjōt, a spear (for Indo-European base see spike): spudsense from the use of the implement inch(es) potato digging
- spudder noun
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