- A butter knife.
- A farm or garden implement for scattering fertilizer or seed.
- A device, such as a bar, for keeping wires or stays apart.
- (nautical) A horizontal support used to spread shrouds on a mast.
- A small, dull knife for spreading butter, etc.
- A contrivance for scattering or applying something.A fertilizer spreader.
- A device, as a bar, for keeping wires, stays, etc. apart.
James put grass seed on the lawn with a seed spreader.