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grub hoe

  1. a heavy hoe for digging up roots, stumps, etc.
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Historical Examples

  • It reminds us somewhat of the grub-hoe or mattock, and probably served a similar purpose—to break up the ground.

    The New Stone Age in Northern Europe

    John M. Tyler

  • Then they gave him a shovel, and his two companions saw that he used it while they plied the grub-hoe.

    Thrice Armed

    Harold Bindloss

British Dictionary definitions for grub hoe

grub hoe

grubbing hoe

  1. a heavy hoe for grubbing up rootsAlso called: grubber
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