Definitions for "Spud"
The act of beginning to drill an oil or gas well, as in "the well was spudded in June".
To spud a well means to start the initial drilling operations.
To begin the drilling of a well.
Keywords:  digging, sharp, cordova, shovel, barge
A sharp, narrow spade, usually with a long handle, used by farmers for digging up large-rooted weeds; a similarly shaped implement used for various purposes.
A threaded opening on the water heater tank. Also a tool for digging having characteristics of a shade and chisel.
a sharp hand shovel for digging out roots and weeds
A potato.
produce buds, branches, or germinate; "the potatoes sprouted"
'This article is about the common nickname for the potato.
To remove the roofing aggregate and most of the bituminous top coating by scraping and chipping.
To remove the top surfacing of a roof by scraping it with special tools called spud bars or power spudders.
The removal of gravel or heavy accumulations of bitumen from roof membranes by means of chipping or scraping.
Keywords:  dagger
A dagger.
Keywords:  waterway, pipe, threaded, hull, trim
a steel or wooden post or pile that is placed vertically through a well in the hull of a vessel and which, when lowered to the bottom of the waterway, anchors the vessel.
A threaded waterway assembly inserted into the fixture for assembly of valves or trim. (Back spud - pipes are concealed behind wall. Top spud - pipes are exposed.)
A section of pipe or threaded fitting that completes a connection.
Keywords:  tuber, edible, ireland, staple, native
an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland
SPUD is a popular children's game where players try to eliminate each other by catching, throwing and dodging a ball. As few as three may play, with no upper limit. To play, all that is required is a playground-sized ball and an open area to run.
Keywords:  dough, boiled, anything, thick, fat
Anything short and thick; specifically, a piece of dough boiled in fat.