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 Meanings and Examples of HOE
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hoe
 n.  a long-handled garden tool used for breaking up the soil
Classic Sentence:
1  Alex and Tony were turning awkward hands to plows and hoe handles.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
2  Whatever it was, the rebuke was convincing, for the woman dropped her hoe and went mumbling into the house.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XX
3  The daughter of Munro would draw his water, hoe his corn, and cook his venison.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
4  Look you, Delaware," she said, snapping her fingers in his face; "your nation is a race of women, and the hoe is better fitted to your hands than the gun.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23
5  "His legs were good, though his arm is better for the hoe than the tomahawk," returned the other, pointing to the immovable form of Uncas.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
6  The spade, and hoe, and fork were very useful.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
7  And now the boy had to plant and water the garden, hoe and dig, and bear the wind and bad weather.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In IRON HANS
8  Sometimes he crossed his arms and leaned on his hoe, and slowly descended the endless spirals of revery.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IX—CLOISTERED
9  Paris is built upon a soil which is singularly rebellious to the pick, the hoe, the bore, and to human manipulation.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—FUTURE PROGRESS
10  And after the first flush of freedom wore off, and his true helplessness dawned on the freedman, he came back and picked up his hoe, and old master still doled out his bacon and meal.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VIII
11  Someone had to nurse him and that meant one less worker at the business of fence building, hoeing, weeding and plowing.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
12  He liked to pass an hour or two there, trimming, hoeing, and making holes here and there in the earth, into which he dropped seeds.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—WHO GUARDED HIS HOUSE FOR HIM
13  A peasant girl was hoeing in the field, white-turbaned and black-limbed.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VII
14  Long before day we were up, our horses fed, and by the first approach of day we were off to the field with our hoes and ploughing teams.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
Example Sentence:
1  He is going to hoe the flower beds.
2  She bought herself a hoe and a sickle.