Spud (?), n. [Cf. Dan. spyd a spear.]

1.

A sharp, narrow spade, usually with a long handle, used by farmers for digging up large-rooted weeds; a similarly shaped implement used for various purposes.

My spud these nettles from the stone can part.
Swyft.

2.

A dagger. [Obs.] olland.

3.

Anything short and thick; specifically, a piece of dough boiled in fat. [Local, U.S.]

 

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Spud (?), n.

A potato. [Colloq.]

 

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