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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hoe \Hoe\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Hoed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hoeing}.] [Cf. F. houer.] 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.

{To hoe one's row}, to do one's share of a job. [Colloq.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hoe \Hoe\, noun [OF. hoe, F. houe; of German origin, cf. OHG. houwa, howa, G. haue, fr. OHG. houwan to hew. See {Hew} to cut.]

1. 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. (Zool.) The horned or piked dogfish. See {Dogfish}.

{Dutch hoe}, one having the blade set for use in the manner of a spade.

{Horse hoe}, a kind of cultivator.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hoe \Hoe\, verb (used without an object) To use a hoe; to labor with a hoe.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

hoe

noun

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

verb

1: dig with a hoe; "He is hoeing the flower beds"


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