mattock mattock

Definition(s):

  • (n) a kind of pick that is used for digging; has a flat blade set at right angles to the handle

Usage(s):

  1. Into the storm an Indian leans, and with his mattock chops a hopeless furrow which the wind fills silently behind him.
  2. They have averred it often, foot on mattock, few but children and naturals believing them.
  3. At last, the animal was killed by a peasant armed with a mattock.

News

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    *BET has made major changes since being sold to Viacom. The channel’s original programming was upgraded and they’ve been on the receiving end of their best ratings ever. “The Game” is one of the shows obtained by the network after the show was cancelled on the CW. But, Stacey Mattocks, a one-woman marketing team that [...]
    on July 25, 2013     Source: EURweb

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Quotes

  1. Pearce said: "Not so much Sinclair. You might look at Bertrand, who was in that category. I had Joe Mattock step up who was behind him in the under-19s. I speak with the under-19s manager and he tells me who is available for selection and who isn't....
    on Mar 24, 2008 By: Stuart Pearce Source: Sportinglife.com

  2. "I don't deal with speculation. It is the maddest time of the year but it means we have some half-decent players if people are talking about them," Holloway told the Leicester Mercury. "Joe Mattock is a very good player - and a Leicester City...
    on Jan 17, 2008 By: Ian Holloway Source: Teamtalk.com

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