grub hoe

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grub hoe

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grubbing hoe

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(Tools) a heavy hoe for grubbing up roots. Also called: grubber
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His missing tools included two spades, five garden hoes, one grubbing hoe and two dung forks.
Despite the changes in materials out of which the hoe is made, and the evolution of modern hoes for specialized uses--wheel hoe, thrust hoe, digging hoe, drill hoe, pronged hoe, crane-necked hoe, shifting-blade hoe, draw hoe, grubbing hoe, weeding hoe, rotary hoe, electric hoe--6,000 years ago or today, the humble hoe is still the most simple, and most useful, of all garden tools.
From 1854 to 1856, the Broad-Axe of Freedom and The Grubbing Hoe of Truth, a weekly newspaper, was published in Richmond, Ind.
Wouldn't it be something if the publisher of a modem newspaper would kick over the traces and call his new creation the Broad-Axe of Freedom and The Grubbing Hoe of Truth?