verb (used with object), hoed, hoe·ing.
verb (used without object), hoed, hoe·ing.
- hodgson's disease,
- hoe in,
- hoe into,
Origin of hoe
Examples from the Web for hoer
In hoeing the hoer should be particularly careful to go quite to the roots of the weeds, and clear of the roots of the plants.
verb hoes, hoeing or hoed
Word Origin for hoe
1740s, agent noun from hoe (v.).
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.
see tough row to hoe.