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.
- A tool with a flat blade attached approximately at a right angle to a long handle, used for weeding, cultivating, and gardening.
- To weed, cultivate, or dig up with a hoe.
- To work with a hoe.