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spud

(spŭd),
A triangular knife used for removing foreign bodies from the cornea.

spud

(spŭd)
A triangular knife used for removing foreign bodies from the cornea.

spud

(spŭd) [ME. spudde, short knife]
Short, flattened, spadelike blade to dislodge a foreign substance.
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Called the Phureja, the South American spud has golden-coloured flesh and a slightly sweet taste.
Spud has acquired his nickname, as he will frankly tell you, because at the age of 14, his balls have not descended and he has no hair on his testicles.
I bumped into Spud the piper at The Proclaimers' concert in Aviemore last week and he tells me he's prepared a special G8 summit bagpipe piece.