shovelling

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Verb[edit]

shovelling

  1. (British) Present participle of shovel.

Noun[edit]

shovelling (plural shovellings)

  1. The act by which something is shovelled.
    • 1828, Sir Henry Steuart, The Planter's Guide
      The latter is usually executed two spits deep, with two intermediate shovellings; but in the work in question, we should go down between three and four spits, without any shovellings.