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(40 Down) spud (NOUN) A spadelike hand shovel for digging out roots and weeds. Synonym: stump spud. (INFORMAL NOUN) An edible tuber native to South America. Synonyms: Irish potato, murphy, potato, tater, white potato. (VERB) 1. Produce buds, branches, or germinate. Synonyms: bourgeon, burgeon forth, germinate, pullulate, shoot, sprout. 2. Initiate onsite drilling operations, as for petroleum. (Exact word origin of spud is unknown.)
Did You Know? (40 Across) Santa Claus, Father Christmas, Kris Kringle, Saint Nick, Sir Christmas, Papa Noel, or by whatever name one chooses to call the jolly 'ole fellow, the character of Santa Claus is an assimilation of various traditions, including several from the Dutch and Germans. Read the Wikipedia article on Santa Claus for information on how the assimilation came about.
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