Cut worms and white grubs seldom follow two years of hoed crops.
The patch has to be hoed, the pie to be cooked; the one cannot do the both.
Sown on the field of hoed or hill crops, its effects are much greater than when only put on the hill.
After you have hoed them out, give them a light top dressing of more guano.
They plowed, hoed, and then later in the season gathered the crops.
But, jubilate, I have got my garden all hoed the first time!
When crops are in drills they can be efficiently thinned, weeded and hoed—in other words, they can be cultivated.
To think how the lot of us were hoed, and stubbed, and grubbed!
I ploughed and hoed, both, and big Dave really hardly took time to sleep.
As he grew older he often hoed the corn and ground the koontee and drove the cattle.
mid-14c., from Old French houe (12c.), from Frankish *hauwa, from Proto-Germanic *hawwan (cf. Old High German houwa "hoe, mattock, pick-axe," German Haue), from PIE *kau- "to hew, strike" (see hew). The verb is first recorded early 15c. Related: Hoed; hoeing.