Definition of Hoe

1. Noun. A tool with a flat blade attached at right angles to a long handle.

Terms within: Hoe Handle
Specialized synonyms: Dutch Hoe, Scuffle, Scuffle Hoe
Generic synonyms: Tool

2. Verb. Dig with a hoe. "He is hoeing the flower beds"
Category relationships: Agriculture, Farming, Husbandry
Entails: Cut Into, Delve, Dig, Turn Over
Generic synonyms: Till

Definition of Hoe

1. n. 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. v. t. 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.

3. v. i. To use a hoe; to labor with a hoe.

Definition of Hoe

1. Noun. An agricultural tool consisting of a long handle with a flat blade fixed perpendicular to it at the end, used for digging rows. ¹

2. Verb. To use the agricultural tool defined above. ¹

3. Noun. (US slang) (alternative spelling of ho) A prostitute. ¹

4. Verb. (US slang) (alternative spelling of ho) To act as a prostitute. ¹

5. Noun. A piece of land that juts out towards the sea; a promontory ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hoe

1. to use a hoe (a gardening tool) [v HOED, HOEING, HOES]

Medical Definition of Hoe

1. 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. 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. Origin: OF. Hoe, F. Houe; of German origin, cf. OHG. Houwa, howa, G. Haue, fr. OHG. Houwan to hew. See Hew to cut. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoe

hodmandod
hodmandods
hodmen
hodograph
hodographs
hodology
hodometer
hodometers
hodometry
hodoneuromere
hodophilia
hodophobia
hodoscope
hodoscopes
hods
hoe-33258
hoe-bag
hoe-bags
hoe-down
hoe bag
hoe bags
hoe down
hoe excavator
hoe handle
hoe scaler
hoecake
hoecakes
hoed
hoedown

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