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Hoe vs. Plough

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  • Hoe (noun)

    An agricultural tool consisting of a long handle with a flat blade fixed perpendicular to it at the end, used for digging rows.

  • Hoe (noun)

    The horned or piked dogfish.

  • Hoe (noun)

    alternative spelling of ho.

  • Hoe (noun)

    A piece of land that juts out towards the sea; a promontory.

  • Hoe (verb)

    To cut, dig, scrape, turn, arrange, or clean, with this tool.

    "to hoe the earth in a garden"

    "Every year, I hoe my garden for aeration."

    "I always take a shower after I hoe in my garden."

  • Hoe (verb)

    To clear from weeds, or to loosen or arrange the earth about, with a hoe.

    "to hoe corn"

  • Hoe (verb)

    alternative spelling of ho.

  • Plough (noun)

    A device pulled through the ground in order to break it open into furrows for planting.

    "The horse-drawn plough had a tremendous impact on agriculture."

  • Plough (noun)

    alt form|Plough|lang=en}} ({{synonym of Ursa Major)

  • Plough (noun)

    alternative form of ploughland|nodot=1, an alternative name for a carucate or hide.

  • Plough (noun)

    A joiner's plane for making grooves.

  • Plough (noun)

    A shaving off the edges of books.

  • Plough (verb)

    To use a plough on to prepare for planting.

    "I've still got to plough that field."

  • Plough (verb)

    To use a plough.

    "Some days I have to plough from sunrise to sunset."

  • Plough (verb)

    To have sex with.

  • Plough (verb)

    To move with force.

    "Trucks plowed through the water to ferry flood victims to safety."

  • Plough (verb)

    To furrow; to make furrows, grooves, or ridges in.

  • Plough (verb)

    To run through, as in sailing.

  • Plough (verb)

    To trim, or shave off the edges of, as a book or paper, with a plough.

  • Plough (verb)

    To cut a groove in, as in a plank, or the edge of a board; especially, a rectangular groove to receive the end of a shelf or tread, the edge of a panel, a tongue, etc.

  • Plough (verb)

    To fail (a student).

Wiktionary
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  • Hoe (noun)

    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.

  • Hoe (noun)

    The horned or piked dogfish. See Dogfish.

  • Hoe

    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.

  • Hoe (verb)

    To use a hoe; to labor with a hoe.

  • Plough (noun)

    See Plow.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Hoe (noun)

    a tool with a flat blade attached at right angles to a long handle

  • Hoe (verb)

    dig with a hoe;

    "He is hoeing the flower beds"

  • Plough (noun)

    a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major

  • Plough (noun)

    a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing

  • Plough (verb)

    move in a way resembling that of a plow cutting into or going through the soil;

    "The ship plowed through the water"

  • Plough (verb)

    to break and turn over earth especially with a plow;

    "Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week"

    "turn the earth in the Spring"

Princeton's WordNet
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