scuffle hoe
noun Etymology: Dutch schoffel hoe, from Middle Dutch, shovel Date: 1856 a garden hoe that has both edges sharpened and can be pushed forward or drawn back

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  • scuffle hoe — n. a hoe with a flat blade, pushed back and forth through the surface soil, as to weed * * * …   Universalium

  • scuffle hoe — n. a hoe with a flat blade, pushed back and forth through the surface soil, as to weed …   English World dictionary

  • scuffle hoe — noun a hoe that is used by pushing rather than pulling • Syn: ↑scuffle, ↑Dutch hoe • Hypernyms: ↑hoe * * * noun : a garden hoe with both edges sharpened that can be pushed forward or drawn back called also Dutch hoe, push hoe, thrust hoe * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hoe (tool) — For other uses, see Hoe (disambiguation). Azada redirects here. For video game by Big Fish Games, see Azada (video game). A person uses a hoe to cultivate vegetables. A hoe is an ancient and versatile agricultural tool used to move small amounts… …   Wikipedia

  • scuffle — scuffler, n. scufflingly, adv. /skuf euhl/, v., scuffled, scuffling, n. v.i. 1. to struggle or fight in a rough, confused manner. 2. to go or move in hurried confusion. 3. to move or go with a shuffle; scuff. n. 4. a rough, confused struggle or… …   Universalium

  • hoe — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. digger, scraper, scuffle hoe, warren hoe, garden hoe, grub hoe, weeding hoe, wheel hoe, cultivator; see also tool 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. gardenimplement, tool, weeder, cultivator, digger …   English dictionary for students

  • scuffle — 1. noun a) A rough disorderly fight or struggle at close quarters b) A Dutch hoe, manipulated by both pushing and pulling Syn: scuffle hoe …   Wiktionary

  • Scuffle — Scuf fle, n. 1. A rough, haphazard struggle, or trial of strength; a disorderly wrestling at close quarters. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, a confused contest; a tumultuous struggle for superiority; a fight. [1913 Webster] The dog leaps upon the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scuffle — /ˈskʌfəl / (say skufuhl) verb (i) (scuffled, scuffling) 1. to struggle or fight in a scrambling, confused manner. 2. to go or move in hurried confusion. 3. to move at a shuffle; scuff. –noun 4. a confused struggle or fight. 5. a shuffling: a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • scuffle — scuf•fle [[t]ˈskʌf əl[/t]] v. fled, fling, n. 1) to struggle or fight in a rough, confused manner 2) to go or move in hurried confusion 3) to move with a shuffle; scuff 4) a rough, confused struggle or fight 5) a shuffling 6) agr. Also called… …   From formal English to slang

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