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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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spudspud /spʌd/ noun [countable]  informalDF a potato
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spudThe gas spuds drillings are arranged to achieve flame stability.Chips have lots of vitamin C and gherkins are fat-free, but mix with jacket spuds and calorie-free salads.But she went down like a sack of spuds and cracked her head open.Gib Sparling had his ham and eggs, and Scruffy the pleasure of watching somebody else peel spuds.To transform the spuds, scientists chopped potato leaves into small pieces and scattered them across a laboratory culture dish.In the interests of good taste Omally put up the spud as the ideal substitute.Then I realized that would take 30-40 minutes, so I zapped these spuds in the microwave.I used to weigh spuds and fill the shelves and all that sort of thing.
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