Horse hoe
Hoe Hoe, n. [OF. hoe, F. houe; of German origin, cf. OHG. houwa, howa, G. haue, fr. OHG. houwan to hew. See {Hew} to cut.] 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. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) The horned or piked dogfish. See {Dogfish}. [1913 Webster]

{Dutch hoe}, one having the blade set for use in the manner of a spade.

{Horse hoe}, a kind of cultivator. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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