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.
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.
dig with a hoe; "He is hoeing the flower beds"
a garden implement
The use of specific hand tool, a hoe, to remove weeds. 1) A Dutch hoe has a triangular head with the centre cut out and is widely used by gardeners in the UK. The flat edge of the head is run back and forth through the soil surface to lift weeds and cut off their roots. 2) A combination hoe is suitable for chopping off weeds, drawing drills and earthing up. Triangular hoes have a triangular head that points downwards. They can be used to create a V-shaped drill or for weeding with the flat side. 4) A digging hoe has one or two chisel-like blades. It is used with a swinging motion for breaking up small areas of hard ground. Onion hoe. This small hand-held hoe is for weeding between onions and closely related plants where a larger hoe may cause plants damage. 6) A draw hoe is good for chopping weeds and earthing up. The corner can be used to create a drill.
A garden tool calibrated so precisely that when stepped upon its handle rises swiftly up to mouth level, causing the gardener to say "Hoeeee!"
A tool with a blade attached to a long handle.
A shovel that digs by pulling a boom mounted bucket toward itself.
a tool with a flat blade attached at a right angle to a handle and used to dig up the soil
a tool used to break up the surface of the ground.
The hoe is a hand tool used in gardening. A hoe is made up of a sharp blade, usually made of metal such as iron, steel or aluminum, attached to a long handle, usually of wood. A hoe can be made up of many types of blades, with a variety of uses, probably the most common of which is the removal of weeds and unwanted crops.