Shoad
Shoad Shoad, n. [Cf. G. schutt rubbish.] (Mining) A train of vein material mixed with rubbish; fragments of ore which have become separated by the action of water or the weather, and serve to direct in the discovery of mines. [Written also {shode}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • shoad — /ʃoʊd/ (say shohd) noun 1. a loose, waterworn fragment of mineral ore on the surface, away from the outcrop of the lode. –verb (i) 2. to locate a lode by following occurrences of shoad. {? British dialect (Cornish) …   Australian English dictionary

  • shoad — /shohd/, n. Brit. Mining. float (def. 43). [1595 1605; akin to OE scadan to divide, scatter; cf. G schneiden] * * * …   Universalium

  • shoad — noun Loose fragments (often of metal ore) mixed with earth …   Wiktionary

  • shoad — ˈshōd noun ( s) Etymology: origin unknown dialect England : a fragment of vein material removed by natural agencies from an outcrop and lying in the surface soil or debris; specifically : float I 7a …   Useful english dictionary

  • shode — Shoad Shoad, n. [Cf. G. schutt rubbish.] (Mining) A train of vein material mixed with rubbish; fragments of ore which have become separated by the action of water or the weather, and serve to direct in the discovery of mines. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shoading — Shoad ing, n. (Mining) The tracing of veins of metal by shoads. [Written also {shoding}.] Pryce. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shode — Shode, Shoding Shod ing . See {Shoad}, {Shoading}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shoding — Shoading Shoad ing, n. (Mining) The tracing of veins of metal by shoads. [Written also {shoding}.] Pryce. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shoding — Shode Shode, Shoding Shod ing . See {Shoad}, {Shoading}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shode — variant of shoad …   Useful english dictionary

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