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Definition of Hoe


  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. The horned or piked dogfish. See Dogfish.
  3. 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 corn.
  4. To use a hoe; to labor with a hoe.

Hoe Translations

hoe in Danish is hakke
hoe in Dutch is schoffel
hoe in French is houe
hoe in German is Hacke, Haue, Hacke
hoe in Hungarian is kapa
hoe in Norwegian is hakke
hoe in Portuguese is enxada
hoe in Spanish is azada
hoe in Swedish is skyffla, hacka, skyffel