[ verb ] dig with or as if with a shovel
"shovel sand" "he shovelled in the backyard all afternoon long"
Used in print(Richard Sanders Allen, "When Fogg Flew the Mail"...)
Clerks and postmasters shoveled muck out of their offices - those who still had offices - and wondered how to move the mail .
[ noun ] a fire iron consisting of a small shovel used to scoop coals or ashes in a fireplace