Turf spade

a spade for cutting and digging turf, longer and narrower than the common spade.

See also: Turf

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It dates from the eighth century and still bears the mark on its upper rim of local man John Touhy's turf spade who found it near Moylough, Co Sligo, in the 1940s.
After its removal, the rich peat underneath, which appeared like a moist chocolate cake, could be cut into with the turf spade.