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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A kind of pick that is used for digging.

Usage examples (38)
  • A mattock is a digging tool that is used to break up soil so that you can shovel it easier.
  • "A mattock is more practical, I believe," said Tom.
  • Enter Romeo and Balthasar, with a torch, mattock, & c
  • The woodman said: "Do you want wood? give me a mattock." for more
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