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hoe

 (hō)
n.
A tool with a flat blade attached approximately at a right angle to a long handle, used for weeding, cultivating, and gardening.
v. hoed, hoe·ing, hoes
v.tr.
To weed, cultivate, or dig up with a hoe.
v.intr.
To work with a hoe.

[Middle English howe, from Old French houe, of Germanic origin; see kau- in Indo-European roots.]

ho′er n.
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hoe

(həʊ)
n
(Agriculture) any of several kinds of long-handled hand implement equipped with a light blade and used to till the soil, eradicate weeds, etc
vb, hoes, hoeing or hoed
(Agriculture) to dig, scrape, weed, or till (surface soil) with or as if with a hoe
[C14: via Old French houe from Germanic: compare Old High German houwā, houwan to hew, German Haue hoe]
ˈhoer n
ˈhoeˌlike adj
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hoe

(hoʊ)

n., v. hoed, hoe•ing. n.
1. a long-handled implement with a thin, flat blade usu. set transversely, used esp. in breaking up the soil and in weeding.
2. any of various implements of similar form, as for mixing plaster.
v.t.
3. to scrape, weed, or cultivate with a hoe.
v.i.
4. to use a hoe.
[1325–75; Middle English howe < Old French houe < Germanic; compare Middle Dutch houwe, Old High German houwa mattock; akin to hew]
ho′er, n.
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hoe


Past participle: hoed
Gerund: hoeing

Imperative
hoe
hoe
Present
I hoe
you hoe
he/she/it hoes
we hoe
you hoe
they hoe
Preterite
I hoed
you hoed
he/she/it hoed
we hoed
you hoed
they hoed
Present Continuous
I am hoeing
you are hoeing
he/she/it is hoeing
we are hoeing
you are hoeing
they are hoeing
Present Perfect
I have hoed
you have hoed
he/she/it has hoed
we have hoed
you have hoed
they have hoed
Past Continuous
I was hoeing
you were hoeing
he/she/it was hoeing
we were hoeing
you were hoeing
they were hoeing
Past Perfect
I had hoed
you had hoed
he/she/it had hoed
we had hoed
you had hoed
they had hoed
Future
I will hoe
you will hoe
he/she/it will hoe
we will hoe
you will hoe
they will hoe
Future Perfect
I will have hoed
you will have hoed
he/she/it will have hoed
we will have hoed
you will have hoed
they will have hoed
Future Continuous
I will be hoeing
you will be hoeing
he/she/it will be hoeing
we will be hoeing
you will be hoeing
they will be hoeing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hoeing
you have been hoeing
he/she/it has been hoeing
we have been hoeing
you have been hoeing
they have been hoeing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hoeing
you will have been hoeing
he/she/it will have been hoeing
we will have been hoeing
you will have been hoeing
they will have been hoeing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hoeing
you had been hoeing
he/she/it had been hoeing
we had been hoeing
you had been hoeing
they had been hoeing
Conditional
I would hoe
you would hoe
he/she/it would hoe
we would hoe
you would hoe
they would hoe
Past Conditional
I would have hoed
you would have hoed
he/she/it would have hoed
we would have hoed
you would have hoed
they would have hoed
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hoe - a tool with a flat blade attached at right angles to a long handlehoe - a tool with a flat blade attached at right angles to a long handle
hoe handle - the handle of a hoe
Dutch hoe, scuffle hoe, scuffle - a hoe that is used by pushing rather than pulling
tool - an implement used in the practice of a vocation
Verb1.hoe - dig with a hoe; "He is hoeing the flower beds"
farming, husbandry, agriculture - the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
till - work land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation; "till the soil"
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Translations
مِعْزَقَه، مِجْرَفَهيَعْزِقُ الأرْض، يُزيل الأعْشاب
motykaokopat
lugelugejern
kuokka
kapakapál
hlújárn, arfaskafauppræta illgresi meî sköfu
kauptukaskaupuoti
kaplētkaplis
motykaokopať
motika

hoe

[həʊ]
A. Nazada f, azadón m
B. VT [+ earth] → azadonar, trabajar con la azada; [+ crop] → sachar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

hoe

[ˈhəʊ]
n (for gardening)houe f, binette f
vt [+ ground] → biner; [+ plants] → sarcler
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

hoe

nHacke f
vtihacken
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

hoe

[həʊ]
1. nzappa
2. vt (ground) → zappare; (weeds) → sarchiare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

hoe

(həu) noun
a long-handled tool with a metal blade used for removing or destroying weeds etc.
verbpresent participle ˈhoeing
to use a hoe eg to remove or destroy weeds. This morning I hoed the garden/weeds.
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SATURDAY'S SOLUTION: chert; cherty; chip; chirp; chirpy; chit; choir; chop; chore; chypre; cipher; echo; echt; ephor; epoch; etch; ethic; hector; heir; heriot; hero; heroic; hire; hoer; hope; hoper; hype; hyper; hypo; HYPOCRITE; ichor; itch; itchy; oche; ochre; ochry; other; perch; phot; photic; pitch; pitcher; pitchy; pith; pithy; porch; pother; retch; rhotic; rich; rochet; tech; techy; theory; thorp; thrice; thrip; tich; torch; trophic; trophy.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTION: ashore; hair; hare; harsh; harsher; hash; hear; heir; hero; hire; hirer; hoar; hoarse; hoarser; hoer; hora; horse; HORSEHAIR; horsier; hose; hosier; rash; rasher; rehash; rhea; shah; share; sharer; shea; shear; shire; shirr; shoe; shore; sirrah.
Sy passie vir onderrig laat hom 'n onderwyser word by die Hoerskool Jeugland, die Hoerskool Wonderboom en later die Afrikaans Hoer Seunskool in Pretoria.