We have no meanings for "work with spades" in our records yet.
In the garden, and on the farm, they work with spades, rakes, and hoes.
At last they stopped, and the men set to work with spades and axes.
They work with spades and saws, picks, barrows.
In one somewhat elevated position a number of men were set to work with spades, picks, and shovels, to throw up an earthwork.
Everyone sets to work with spades, hefting snow into the "flubber" - a rubber container the size of a small swimming pool.
In one hour the major had traced this lines with accuracy; and he had six or eight men at work with spades, digging the trench.
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