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sofa spud

(ˈsofə ˈspəd)
n. someone who spends a great deal of time sitting and watching television. (A play on couch potato.) Sofa spuds have been getting a lot of attention in the newspapers.
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spud

(spəd)
1. n. a potato. Mashed spuds are the best of all.
2. n. vodka. (Presumed to be made from potatoes.) She keeps a big jug of spud in the reefer and drinks it like water.
3. n. a vodka drunkard. That silly spud thinks we can’t smell what’s on her breath.
4. n. a short person. (Also a term of address.) He can jump pretty high for a spud.
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TecnoPetrol anticipates spudding the well by November 22, 2000.
Murphy's acreage in Malaysian shallow water Blocks SK309 and SK311 (85%) will be seismically evaluated this year, and depending on rig availability, Murphy anticipates spudding a well in late 2000 or early 2001.
Bud Brigham, the Company's Chairman, CEO and President, stated, "We've enjoyed a successful drilling program thus far in 1999, although the spudding of several of our high potential wells was delayed somewhat due to drilling rig delays.
The operator is currently negotiating with drill rig contractors and service companies in order to begin preparations for spudding the exploration well which is tentatively planned for March, 1997.
announces spudding on the Bellerophon Prospect in 150 feet of water, Offshore Northwest Australia.
000 per well and arrangements are being negotiated to secure the necessary funds in time for the spudding of the first well in April.