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sofa spud

Someone who often engages in sedentary activities, usually understood as frequently watching television; a couch potato. "Spud" is an informal term for a potato. Lisa wants to date a man who loves to travel and try new things, not some sofa spud who stays home all day. I'm not letting you kids turn into sofa spuds this summer. Now put on your shoes, and let's go for a hike!
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spud

informal A potato. Give me a couple more of them spuds, Mary. There's nothing quite like a hot spud covered in butter.
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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.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Equinor's Sputnik exploration well 7324/6-1 spudded on June 18 with the West Hercules rig.
Premier Oil spudded its 42/ 28d-14 Tolmount East appraisal well on August 8 with the Valaris (formerly Ensco) 123 jack-up.
On May 27 Equinor spudded the 16/1-30 S Lille Prinsen Outer Wedge appraisal well with the West Phoenix rig.
Equinor spudded exploration well 16/5-7 on the Klaff prospect on June 12 with the Transocean Spitsbergen rig at a location adjacent to the southwestern extent of the Johan Sverdrup field, to which it was planned to be tied-back if successful.
Aker BP's Rumpetroll exploration well 24/9-13 was spudded on June 16 targeting the same Eocene injectite play as its Frosk discovery.
Equinor spudded its Orn prospect 6507/2-5 exploration well on July 23 targeting the middle-lower Jurassic with pre-drill resources of 8-40 mmboe, which in the success case will be tied back to the Skarv field.
On July 19 Aker BP spudded exploration well 6608/6-1 with the Deepsea Stavanger rig targeting the Vagar prospect with primary objective in Permian carbonates.
Equinor spudded exploration well 16/5-7 on the Klaff prospect on June 12 with the Transocean Spitsbergen with a location adjacent to the southwestern extent of the Johan Sverdrup field, to which it will be tied-back in the event of success.
Aker BP's Rumpetroll exploration well 24/9-13 was spudded on June 16 and is targeting the same Eocene injectite play as its recent Frosk discovery.
NORWEGIAN SEA Equinor's 6507/3-13 Snadd Outer Outer well was spudded on April 27, targeting the Upper Cretaceous Lysing Formation and Upper to Lower Cretaceous Lange Formation.
Cairn spudded its Lynghaug exploration well on June 20 with the Transocean Arctic, targeting pre-drill resources of c.