hand shovel

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Noun1.hand shovel - a shovel that is operated by handhand shovel - a shovel that is operated by hand  
coal shovel - a hand shovel for shoveling coal
entrenching tool, trenching spade - a hand shovel carried by infantrymen for digging trenches
hand tool - a tool used with workers' hands
shovel - a hand tool for lifting loose material; consists of a curved container or scoop and a handle
spade - a sturdy hand shovel that can be pushed into the earth with the foot
stump spud, spud - a sharp hand shovel for digging out roots and weeds
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In our front garden was a small hand shovel and old bucket.
To empty the last of the compost from the base of the trug I needed a smaller hand shovel.
Standing over a massive pile of unhusked brown rice, farmer Adil Hassan tosses his crop into the air with a hand shovel to separate the chaff and expose the rice to the sun to dry.
Following an introduction to Circeo Park, the Italian State Forest Corps and the Italian Civil Protection introduced their visitors to the staff one of their fire fighting centers and demonstrated the various implements and machinery used in fire fighting -- from the hand shovel to the helicopter.
All you need is a small hand shovel and a creek screen.
Available in a highly visible blue, Vikan's new metal detectable range includes two short handled shovels with large blades plus a hand shovel, two different sized hand scoops, a long handled mixer and two hand scrapers for removing stubborn dirt.
Interlaced through the hand shovel and hoe, green stems and leaves were growing out of the box, the beginnings of a pumpkin plant.
I took a step back and saw the hand shovel so I picked it up.
On our journeys to the tunnels I often used to extinguish incendiary bombs using a hand shovel and soil.
U-Dig-It's stainless steel hand shovel ($20; six ounces), while heavier than plastic trowels, won't break like plastic counterparts for those really important digs in the outback, and is ideal for frozen or rocky terrain.
trenched 6,916 m (9,347 m to date) over anomalous geochemical and geophysical targets both by excavator and hand shovel,