The Papuans are the first to change the digging-stick into the hoe, a useful implement in tilling the soil.
Like them, he wore nothing but the malo; with them he plied the digging-stick at planting time.
She took the basket and digging-stick home with her, put them up safely.
The garden is older than the farm, and hoe and digging-stick vastly older than the plough.
Among the Australians, therefore, the woman still goes about with digging-stick in hand, seeking roots and bulbs for food.
The digging-stick which accompanies the natoas also represents the stick with which she did this digging.
The first agricultural implement was probably the digging-stick, which was followed by the hoe.
The husband thrust his digging-stick upward, and pushed and pushed until something gave way, and the Heaven went up with a run.
Primitive woman had no plough, only the digging-stick, the agricultural implement of the Australians.
Horns of the Rocky Mountain sheep were used for digging-stick handles.