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1. hoe

noun. ['ˈhoʊ'] a tool with a flat blade attached at right angles to a long handle.

Synonyms

  • scuffle
  • Dutch hoe
  • scuffle hoe
  • tool

Antonyms

  • walk

Etymology

  • ho (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • howe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • houe (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Hoe

  • genego
  • taekwondo
  • tourtelot
  • pinsoneault
  • ex-voto
  • undergo
  • tondreau
  • tallyho
  • overflow
  • lambreau
  • jandreau
  • hwang-ho
  • guandjo
  • gendreau
  • cointreau
  • celo
  • cabo
  • brancheau
  • blincoe
  • apropos
  • vigneault
  • vigneau
  • van-gogh
  • tyo
  • truffaut
  • trudeau
  • therriault
  • theriault
  • tetreault
  • tableaux

Sentences with hoe


1. Noun, singular or mass
Prepare your lawn by breaking apart the surface of the ground with a garden hoe.

2. Verb, base form
Pull up or hoe weeds in the areas where you plan to spread wood chips.

Quotes about hoe


1. How will you know the difficulties of being human, if you are always flying off to blue perfection? Where will you plant your grief seeds? Workers need ground to scrape and hoe, not the sky of unspecified desire.
- Rumi

2. Give a man a hoe and he is something to exploit. Give him a book and he is something to fear.
- Eric Burns, The Joy of Books

2. hoe

verb. ['ˈhoʊ'] dig with a hoe.

Synonyms

  • dig
  • turn over
  • delve
  • till

Etymology

  • ho (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • howe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • houe (Anglo-Norman)
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