HOE, n. ho. A farmer's instrument for cutting up weeds and loosening the earth in fields and gardens. It is in shape something like an adz, being a plate of iron, with an eye for a handle, which is set at an acute angle with the plate.

HOE, v.t. To cut,dig, scrape or clean with a hoe; as, to hoe the earth in a garden; to hoe the beds.

1. To clear from weeds; as, to hoe maiz; to hoe cabbages.

HOE, v.i. To use a hoe.