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implement
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The Grapes of Wrath
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as in: a small implement Define
a small tool or other useful object
  • And the men in the seat were tired and angry and sad, for they had got eighteen dollars for every movable thing from the farm: the horses, the wagon, the implements, and all the furniture from the house.
  • WHEN THE TRUCK HAD GONE, loaded with implements, with heavy tools, with beds and springs, with every movable thing that might be sold, Tom hung around the place.

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  • He mooned into the barn shed, into the empty stalls, and he walked into the implement leanto and kicked the refuse that was left, turned a broken mower tooth with his foot.

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  • They found a skeleton along with a number of implements belonging to the Stone Age era.
  • I have copies of these letters, for I found means, during my residence in the hovel, to procure the implements of writing; and the letters were often in the hands of Felix or Agatha.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein

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as in: implement the action Define
to put a plan or tool into effect
as in: a small implement Define
a small tool or other useful object
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