grub hoe

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noun

a heavy hoe for digging up roots, stumps, etc.

Nearby words

  1. grozing iron,
  2. grozny,
  3. gru,
  4. grub,
  5. grub beam,
  6. grub saw,
  7. grub screw,
  8. grub street,
  9. grubber,
  10. grubby

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Examples from the Web for grub hoe

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

  • 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

noun

a heavy hoe for grubbing up rootsAlso called: grubber
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