scoop shovel


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Noun1.scoop shovel - the shovel or bucket of a dredge or backhoescoop shovel - the shovel or bucket of a dredge or backhoe
backhoe - an excavator whose shovel bucket is attached to a hinged boom and is drawn backward to move earth
dredge - a power shovel to remove material from a channel or riverbed
shovel - a hand tool for lifting loose material; consists of a curved container or scoop and a handle
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"He believes we should remember that threshing was originally done with only a flail and a scoop shovel," the reporter noted.
Unable to afford a real sled, a scoop shovel and tin strips served as sled runners as the children hopped in the box to whiz over the snow.
The job required an understanding of moving material from point A to point B as well as the ability to operate a one-wheeled vehicle and a large scoop shovel. It didn't take long to realize there must be a better, more effective way to improve this stage of the process.
So, the Pool published newspapers (The Scoop Shovel and The Manitoba Cooperator), created a travelling library, offered lectures and informed commentary through radio broadcasts, and distributed circulars on the operation of elevators, the grain trade and rural life.
That is a scoop shovel with barely the weight of death on it.
A light touch with a scoop shovel, I think, would suffice.
As a matter of fact, barreling down those awesome slopes even in broad daylight -- be it on toboggan, sled, skis, or scoop shovel -- held more than enough excitement for some.