Hoe in a sentence

The word "hoe" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of hoe and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Hoe

  • 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.
  • The horned or piked dogfish. See Dogfish.
  • 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.
  • To use a hoe; to labor with a hoe.
  • a tool with a flat blade attached at right angles to a long handle
  • dig with a hoe

How to use hoe in a sentence. Hoe pronunciation.

When her mother died, she went to live with a colored woman who made her work very hard, 'tote' wood and water, hoe cotton and corn, do all manner of drudgery, rise at daybreak, and live on scanty food.
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They got another shovel and a hoe and with these they started off toward the cave, about which Ted had told Hal. "That'll be the place where the gold is," decided the visitor.
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If Mrs. Martin or grandpa saw the children starting out with hoe and shovels they probably thought the Curlytops were only going to dig fish worms, as they often did.
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This suited the Curlytops and they soon began making the dirt fly with shovels and hoe, digging a hole that was large enough for all three of them to stand in.
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I," agreed Hal. Leaving their shovels and the hoe on the pile of dirt, the children hastened down to the tent where Nora had supper waiting for them, and it had a most delicious smell. "Where have you children been?
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Then Grandpa Martin brought away the hoe and shovels, and told the children they must play at some other game.
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But after this, the brethren, having found out the spot, like children remembering their father, were anxious to send things to him; but Antony saw that, in bringing him bread, some there were put to trouble and fatigue; and, sparing the monks even in that, took counsel with himself, and asked some who came to him to bring him a hoe and a hatchet, and a little corn; and when these were brought, having gone over the land round the mountain, he found a very narrow place which was suitable, and tilled it; and, having plenty of water to irrigate it, he sowed; and, doing this year by year, he got his bread from thence, rejoicing that he should be troublesome to no one on that account, and that he was keeping himself free from obligation in all things.
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He took a hoe from the wall and prodded her gently with the handle.
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Lawyer Quince dropped the hoe with a clatter and stood regarding her open-mouthed.
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Moreover, it would be a hard row to hoe.
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If an ants' nest is disturbed by a stroke of a spade or hoe, the little inhabitants will at once begin to remove eggs, pupæ, and young to a place of safety.
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The sailors pursued, and coming up with the old Moor we were about to cut him down, when a man with a hoe in his hand sprang out from behind some bushes, exclaiming- "Spare his life, friends; though he has kept me in slavery, and is somewhat a hard taskmaster, we should return good for evil.
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In the evening they contrived to get their horses down the mountain by cutting a small trench with a hoe, which kept them from slipping, where they again tasted grass for the first time since they left the forest land on the other side of the mountain.
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The woman was hoeing at the time, she whirled around, struck the overseer on his head with the hoe, knocking him from his horse, she then pounced upon him and chopped his head off.
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I grabbed de dirt ofen him and he'd bresh de dirt off and say 'tank yo', git his hoe and go on back to work.
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He found him in the little arbour, and could not omit observing, that Dick Middlemas, on his appearance, shoved into his bosom a small packet, as if afraid of its being seen, and snatching up a hoe, began to work with great devotion, like one who wished to have it thought that his whole soul was in his occupation.
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They make hoe cakes and if they can get a 'possum they roast that with sweet potatoes.
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In the old days, before the war, it was a cornmeal cake baked on the clean blade of a field hoe," was the answer.
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As no one appears she takes up the hoe and begins to weed the potato patch.
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Put your hoe in the hollow of the tree!
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Examples of Hoe

Example #1
Laura suffered from want, exposure and abuse.
Example #2
To confirm and strengthen the faith of the doubting, I send you the following account of the healing of one of our orphans.
Example #3
Seeing this, Hal hurried to help her and Ted followed.
Example #4
Jan was walking back toward the boys, dragging two heavy shovels.
Example #5
Grandpa Martin was very fond of fishing, but he did not like to dig the bait.
Example #6
It would not do to have Jan leave them right at the start.