mattock (n.) Old form(s): Mattocke
tool for loosening hard ground
RJ V.iii.185[Third Watchman to First Watchman, of the Friar] We took this mattock and this spade from him
RJ V.iii.22.1[stage direction] Enter Romeo and Balthasar, with a torch, a mattock, and a crow of iron
Tit IV.iii.11[Titus to Publius and Sempronius] 'Tis you must dig with mattock and with spade
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