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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hoehoʊ(n.; v.)hoed, hoe•ing.

  1. (n.)a long-handled implement with a thin, flat blade usu. set transversely, used esp. in breaking up the soil and in weeding.

    Category: Agriculture

  2. any of various implements of similar form, as for mixing plaster.

  3. (v.t.)to scrape, weed, or cultivate with a hoe.

    Category: Agriculture

  4. (v.i.)to use a hoe.

    Category: Agriculture

Origin of hoe:

1325–75; ME howe < OF houe < Gmc; cf. MD houwe, OHG houwa mattock; akin to hew

ho′er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hoe(verb)

    a tool with a flat blade attached at right angles to a long handle

  2. hoe(verb)

    dig with a hoe

    "He is hoeing the flower beds"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hoe(noun)

    a tool chiefly for digging up weeds, and arranging the earth about plants in fields and gardens. It is made of a flat blade of iron or steel having an eye or tang by which it is attached to a wooden handle at an acute angle

  2. Hoe(noun)

    the horned or piked dogfish. See Dogfish

  3. Hoe(verb)

    to cut, dig, scrape, turn, arrange, or clean, with a hoe; as, to hoe the earth in a garden; also, to clear from weeds, or to loosen or arrange the earth about, with a hoe; as, to hoe corn

  4. Hoe(verb)

    to use a hoe; to labor with a hoe

Freebase

  1. Hoe

    A hoe is an ancient and versatile agricultural tool used to move small amounts of soil. Common goals include weed control by agitating the surface of the soil around plants, piling soil around the base of plants, creating narrow furrows and shallow trenches for planting seeds and bulbs, to chop weeds, roots and crop residues, and even to dig or move soil, such as when harvesting root crops like potatoes.


Translations for HOE

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

hoe(noun)

a long-handled tool with a metal blade used for removing or destroying weeds etc.

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