Definition of Hoe handle
1. Noun. The handle of a hoe.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoe Handle
hoe handle (current term)
Literary usage of Hoe handle
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Century (1902)
"SHE USED HER HOE-HANDLE AS A POKER TO SCARE OUT SOME OP THE MUSKRATS." went bobbing and bowing up and down the rows, she forgot to stop her game and throw ..."
2. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1845)
"There was no- mistaking either the determination of the judge's eye, nor the strength of the judge's hoe-handle. 1 Well, if I must, I s'pose I must,' said ..."
3. Old Ebenezer by Opie Percival Read (1897)
"I told him I guessed I had to have some place to laugh, and I grabbed the hoe-handle again, and went on with my tittering. 'Young fellow,' he said, ..."
4. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1869)
"I think the hoe-handle, or whatever it might have been, was slowly drawn in. A match was touched off on the casement, making about as much light as a ..."
5. Modern Eloquence by Thomas Brackett Reed, Rossiter Johnson, Justin McCarthy, Albert Ellery Bergh (1900)
"Said Columbus: "This world is like a hoe- handle, the further off the further down, the further off the further down,—just like a hoe-handle. ..."
6. Elements of Luganda Grammar: Together with Exercises and Vocabulary, by a by William Arthur Crabtree, Church Missionary Society (1902)
"Is that hoe-handle thine ? it is not mine. Your stick is short, mine is long. ... That [near] hoe-handle is not hers. The hoe-handle, its iron (piece). ..."
7. The Four Corners by Amy Ella Blanchard (1906)
"Unc' Landy seized the hoe-handle upon which he was at work, and made an energetic progress ... Brandishing his hoe-handle, he threateningly cried: "Wha" yo' ..."