scuffle hoe

noun

: a garden hoe that has both edges sharpened and can be pushed forward or drawn back

Example Sentences

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Word History

Etymology

Dutch schoffel hoe, from Middle Dutch, shovel

First Known Use

1856, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scuffle hoe was in 1856

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Cite this Entry

“Scuffle hoe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scuffle%20hoe. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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