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ˈmæt əkmat·tock

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mattock(noun)

    a kind of pick that is used for digging; has a flat blade set at right angles to the handle


  1. mattock(Noun)

    An agricultural tool whose blades are at right angles to the body, similar to a pickax.

    Etymology: From mattok, from mattuc, meottoc, mettac, from mattukaz, from mat-. Related to medela, metze, metz, mateola, мотыга, मत्य. More at mason.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mattock(noun)

    an implement for digging and grubbing. The head has two long steel blades, one like an adz and the other like a narrow ax or the point of a pickax

    Etymology: [AS. mattuc; cf. W. matog.]


  1. Mattock

    A mattock is a versatile hand tool, used for digging and chopping, similar to the pickaxe. It has a long handle, and a stout head, which combines an axe blade and an adze or a pick and an adze.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mattock

    mat′uk, n. a kind of pickaxe for loosening the soil, having the iron ends broad instead of pointed. [A.S. mattuc—W. matog.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. mattock

    A pioneer tool, resembling a pickaxe, but having two broad sharp edges instead of points.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mattock in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mattock in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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