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Meaning of HOE

Pronunciation:  how

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a tool with a flat blade attached at right angles to a long handle
  2. [v]  dig with a hoe

HOE is a 3 letter word that starts with H.


 See Also: cut into, delve, dig, Dutch hoe, hoe handle, scuffle, scuffle hoe, till, tool, turn over



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Hoe\, n. [OF. hoe, F. houe; of German origin, cf. OHG.
    houwa, howa, G. haue, fr. OHG. houwan to hew. See {Hew} to
    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. (Zo["o]l.) 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.
  2. \Hoe\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hoed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Hoeing}.] [Cf. F. houer.]
    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
    {To hoe one's row}, to do one's share of a job. [Colloq.]
  3. \Hoe\, v. i.
    To use a hoe; to labor with a hoe.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing or using a hoe in your dream, suggests that you are breaking though the barriers and limits. You are ready for growth.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: backset, cultivate, culture, cut, delve, dig, dress, fallow, fertilize, force, harrow, list, mulch, plow, prune, rake, spade, thin, thin out, till, till the soil, weed, weed out, work