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Dutch hoe


a hoe that is used by pushing rather than pulling


artifact noun (man-made objects)


Dutch hoes

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Princeton WordNet


scuffle | scuffle hoe

Definition references

American Heritage Dictionary:

scuffle | scuffled [past tense] | scuffling [present participle] | scuffles [3rd-person singular present] | Dutch hoe [sense-specific] | scuffle hoe [sense-specific] | scuffler [noun, related]

To fight or struggle confusedly at close quarters. | To shuffle. | A rough disorderly struggle at close quarters. | A hoe that is manipulated by ... (23 of 71 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation, 1 image)


Collins Dictionary:

Dutch hoe

a type of hoe in which the head consists of a two-edged cross-blade attached to two prongs or of a single pressing of this shape (25 of 277 words)



scuffle hoe | Dutch hoe [scuffle hoe]

a garden hoe that has both edges sharpened and can be pushed forward or drawn back (16 of 37 words)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/scuffle hoe

Oxford Dictionary:

Dutch hoe

a hoe used with a pushing action just under the surface of the soil (14 of 19 words)



Dutch hoe [British] | Dutch hoes [plural] | scuffle [synonym] | scuffle hoe [synonym]

A hoe, consisting of a loop of metal, that can be pushed or pulled for weeding. (16 of 18 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Dutch hoe

Random House Dictionary:

scuffle | scuffled [past tense] | scuffling [present participle] | scuffle hoe [synonym, sense-specific]

to struggle or fight in a rough, confused manner. | to go or move in hurried confusion. | to move or go with a shuffle; scuff. | a rough, confused ... (27 of 77 words, 7 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)


New World Dictionary:

scuffle hoe

a hoe with a flat blade, pushed back and forth through the surface soil, as to weed (17 of 19 words)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

scuffle [intransitive, verb] | scuffled [past tense] | scuffling [present participle] | scuffles [3rd-person singular present]

to have a short fight that is not very violent | to move quickly in a way that makes a noise (20 of 48 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/scuffle 5

scuffle [countable] | scuffles [plural]

a small fight that lasts for a short time and is not very violent (14 of 39 words, pronunciation)


Cambridge Dictionary:


a short and sudden fight, especially one involving a small number of people (13 of 47 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)



Hoe [disambiguation] | HOE

may refer to: Hoe (tool), a hand tool used in gardening | Hoe (dish), a Korean dish of raw fish | Plymouth Hoe, a public space in Plymouth, England, United Kingdom | Hoe, Norfolk, a village in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom | USS Hoe (SS-258), a U.S... (43 of 198 words, 15 definitions)


Columbia Encyclopedia:


usually a flat blade, variously shaped, set in a long wooden handle and used primarily for weeding and for loosening the soil. It was the first ... (26 of 174 words)


Britannica Encyclopedia:

hoe [agriculture]

one of the oldest tools of agriculture, a digging implement consisting of a blade set at right angles to a long handle. The blade of the modern hoe is ... (29 of 109 words)


Encarta Dictionary:

Dutch hoe | Dutch hoes [plural]

a hoe used for weeding that is pushed instead of pulled (11 of 24 words)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861689561​/definition​.html  [offline]

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