scuffle hoe


Definition of scuffle hoe

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

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These hoes are relative newcomers to the garden scene, and include the scuffle hoe, colinear hoe, diamond hoe and — one of my favorites — the winged weeder. Washington Post, "Gardeners, let’s praise the hoe," 16 July 2019 The hula, or action hoe is a lightweight scuffle hoe., "Pull unsightly weeds as they pop or desired garden plants will suffer," 13 July 2019

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First Known Use of scuffle hoe

1856, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scuffle hoe

Dutch schoffel hoe, from Middle Dutch, shovel

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