Weeding iron
Weeding Weed"ing, a. & n. from {Weed}, v. [1913 Webster]

{Weeding chisel}, a tool with a divided chisel-like end, for cutting the roots of large weeds under ground.

{Weeding forceps}, an instrument for taking up some sorts of plants in weeding.

{Weeding fork}, a strong, three-pronged fork, used in clearing ground of weeds; -- called also {weeding iron}.

{Weeding hook}. Same as {Weed hook}, under 3d {Weed}.

{Weeding iron}. See {Weeding fork}, above.

{Weeding tongs}. Same as {Weeding forceps}, above. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • weeding iron — Weeding Weed ing, a. & n. from {Weed}, v. [1913 Webster] {Weeding chisel}, a tool with a divided chisel like end, for cutting the roots of large weeds under ground. {Weeding forceps}, an instrument for taking up some sorts of plants in weeding.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Weeding — Weed ing, a. & n. from {Weed}, v. [1913 Webster] {Weeding chisel}, a tool with a divided chisel like end, for cutting the roots of large weeds under ground. {Weeding forceps}, an instrument for taking up some sorts of plants in weeding. {Weeding… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Weeding chisel — Weeding Weed ing, a. & n. from {Weed}, v. [1913 Webster] {Weeding chisel}, a tool with a divided chisel like end, for cutting the roots of large weeds under ground. {Weeding forceps}, an instrument for taking up some sorts of plants in weeding.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Weeding forceps — Weeding Weed ing, a. & n. from {Weed}, v. [1913 Webster] {Weeding chisel}, a tool with a divided chisel like end, for cutting the roots of large weeds under ground. {Weeding forceps}, an instrument for taking up some sorts of plants in weeding.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Weeding fork — Weeding Weed ing, a. & n. from {Weed}, v. [1913 Webster] {Weeding chisel}, a tool with a divided chisel like end, for cutting the roots of large weeds under ground. {Weeding forceps}, an instrument for taking up some sorts of plants in weeding.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Weeding hook — Weeding Weed ing, a. & n. from {Weed}, v. [1913 Webster] {Weeding chisel}, a tool with a divided chisel like end, for cutting the roots of large weeds under ground. {Weeding forceps}, an instrument for taking up some sorts of plants in weeding.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Weeding tongs — Weeding Weed ing, a. & n. from {Weed}, v. [1913 Webster] {Weeding chisel}, a tool with a divided chisel like end, for cutting the roots of large weeds under ground. {Weeding forceps}, an instrument for taking up some sorts of plants in weeding.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Iron Maiden — Para otros usos de este término, véase Iron Maiden (desambiguación). Iron Maiden …   Wikipedia Español

  • guisarme — /gi zahrm /, n. a shafted weapon having as a head a curved, double edged blade with a beak at the back. Also, gisarme. [1200 50; ME < OF g(u)isarme, gisarne, prob. of Gmc orig.; cf. OHG getisarn, lit., weeding iron, equiv. to get(an) to weed (G… …   Universalium

  • gisarme — [gi zärm′] n. [ME < OFr, prob. < * getsarna < OHG getisarn, lit., weeding iron (< geten, to weed + isarn, IRON): form infl. by arme, ARM2] a battle ax or halberd with a long shaft, formerly carried by foot soldiers …   English World dictionary

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