Definition of "hoes" []

  • Any of several kinds of long-handled hand implement equipped with a light blade and used to till the soil, eradicate weeds, etc (noun)
  • To dig, scrape, weed, or till (surface soil) with or as if with a hoe (verb)
  • Plural form of hoe. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hoe. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hoes" in a sentence
  • "Although our tribe now had iron axes and hoes from the traders, they still used their native made rakes."
  • "With the Indians Calvert made friends, for he was both just and kind to them, paying them for their land in hoes, hatchets, coloured cloths and the beads and gew-gaws they loved."
  • "There are still, in the next two years, four more "hoes" -- no declaration of independence, no change of Taiwan's legal name to something other than the Republic of China, no rewriting of the constitution to make Taiwan a separate state, and no referendum on independence, that can drop."