1) Sometimes a small spade (OED) but in these references an iron baking implement, a sort of peal or shovel used to remove hot loaves from an oven.

1621 a baking stone, a kneading tubb, an iron spittle, Slaidburn

1698 one bakeing spittle, Barnoldswick

1727 had five baking spitles, thre axes and ten iron wedges, Bowling.

dates 1621 1698 1727

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