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Western Word of the Week - Diggers - #WesternWordoftheWeek

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Welcome to our Weekly Western Word of the Day...

Diggers - a colloquial term for spurs

Interesting tidbit - the Chinese first invented spurs thousands of years ago and became used in Greece around 430 BC.

Other terms for spurs: can openers, gads, grappling irons, hell rousers and hooks

Source:
The Cowboy Encyclopedia by Richard W Slatta; ISBN#0-87436-738-7

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