Crossword clues for spad
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Spad \Spad\ (sp[a^]d), n. (Mining) A nail one or two inches long, of iron, brass, tin, or tinner iron, with a hole through the flattened head, used to mark stations in underground surveying.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
French biplane fighter of World War I, 1917, from French spad, from acronym of Societé pour Aviation et ses Dérivés.
Etymology 1 alt. (label en politics United Kingdom informal) A government adviser, often in a political or media role. n. (label en politics United Kingdom informal) A government adviser, often in a political or media role. Etymology 2
n. (cx mining English) A nail one or two inches long, of iron, brass, tin, or tinner iron, with a hole through the flattened head, used to mark stations in underground surveying.
SPAD may refer to:
Usage examples of "spad".
Border Patrol dealt unkindly with Spad Ames, and double-crossed him by transferring another plane, a new and fast craft equipped with two machine guns, to that portion of the Mexican Border Patrol.
Berlitz was the other half of the smuggling combination of Spad Ames and Waldo Berlitz.
United States, so he had paid Spad Ames a thousand dollars to be smuggled in.
Waldo was trying to be funny, it was a raw time for a gag, Spad thought.
The human body is so constituted that it does not actually sweat blood, which was probably a good thing for Spad Ames.
Waldo had gone off and left him, Spad, pinned under the wrecked plane.
Waldo, unaware that Spad stood behind him, was showing a distinctly peculiar curiosity in the arrowhead.
Indian arrowheads were plentiful through the West, and Spad had seen Waldo kick a number of them contemptuously with a boot toe in the past.
Waldo was cursing his inability to understand why the arrowhead had stopped a river, Spad Ames realized, and this did not contribute much toward clarifying the growing mystery.
It poured out from the base of the cliff-steep canyon side into which Spad had dived in his flight.
United States Border Patrol plane chased Spad Ames and Waldo Berlitz northward, there was something else to interest one tourist, however.
He was being presented with a pig in a poke, but he knew other men who had accepted blind propositions from Spad Ames, and they had found it profitable.
He was quick, seemed to land on his feet, instantly lashed back at Spad Ames.
Colorado was taking one of these nocturnal strolls, alone, when Spad Ames lunged out of the darkness and trapped her with his arms.
Locatella tapped Spad Ames on the chest with a stiff forefinger when the latter stood up.