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See also: hoë

EnglishEdit

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A hoe

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English howe, from Anglo-Norman houe, from Frankish *hauwa (compare Middle Dutch houwe), from *hauwan (to hew). More at hew.

NounEdit

hoe (plural hoes)

  1. An agricultural tool consisting of a long handle with a flat blade fixed perpendicular to it at the end, used for digging rows.
    • 2009, TRU TV, 28 March:
      It was obvious that it consisted of several blows to the head from the hoe.
  2. The horned or piked dogfish.
Derived termsEdit
TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

  1. Module error 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.
  2. Module error To clear from weeds, or to loosen or arrange the earth about, with a hoe.
    to hoe corn
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Etymology 2Edit

An eye dialect corruption of Module errorModule error, from non-rhotic pronunciations considered typical of Ebonics.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

hoe (plural hoes)

  1. Module error Module error spelling of Module error. A prostitute.
    • 2002, Eithne Quinn, Nuthin’ But a “G” Thang: The Culture and Commerce of Gangsta Rap
      […] this chapter […] will […] explore why pimp (and hoe) characters, with their dramatic staging of gendered and occupational relations […] have taken such hold of the black youth imagination
    • 2003, Dan Harrington, The Good Eye
      At school they had been among the only couples that had not done “it” at the Pimp & Hoe parties that popped up occasionally at the dorm
SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

Module error

  1. Module error Module error spelling of Module error. To act as a prostitute.
    • 2003, Da’rel the Relentless One, M. T. Pimp
      Pimpin’ came so naturally to MT when he and his sisters played pimp and hoe games that one of his sisters wanted to hoe for him when they grew up.

Etymology 3Edit

From Module error Module error.

NounEdit

hoe (plural hoes)

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

Usage notesEdit

  • Now used only in placenames e.g. "Plymouth Hoe".

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Module error Module errorModule error.

AdverbEdit

Module error

  1. how

Related termsEdit

  • Module error

AngorEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA([[wikipedia:Module error phonology|key]]): Module error

NounEdit

Module error

  1. water

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Module error Module errorModule error, from Module error Module error.

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: [[Rhymes:Module error:-u|-u]]
  • IPA([[wikipedia:Module error phonology|key]]): Module error
  • (file)
    Module error

AdverbEdit

Module error

  1. how

Related termsEdit

  • Module error, Module error
  • Module error
  • Module error
  • Module error

FinnishEdit

VerbEdit

hoe

  1. Indicative present connegative form of hokea.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of hokea.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of hokea.

HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Module error (compare Module error Module errorModule error, Module error Module errorModule error).

NounEdit

hoe

  1. oar

MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Module error (compare Module error Module errorModule error, Module error Module errorModule error).

NounEdit

Module error

  1. oar

Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA([[wikipedia:Module error phonology|key]]): Module error (example of pronunciation)

NounEdit

Module error

  1. Alternative form of Module error.

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

Module error

  1. Module error (tool)

West FrisianEdit

AdverbEdit

Module error

  1. how (interrogative, relative)

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