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grub hoe

a heavy hoe for digging up roots, stumps, etc. Unabridged
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  • Then they gave him a shovel, and his two companions saw that he used it while they plied the grub-hoe.

    Thrice Armed Harold Bindloss
  • It reminds us somewhat of the grub-hoe or mattock, and probably served a similar purpose—to break up the ground.

British Dictionary definitions for grub-hoe

grub hoe

a heavy hoe for grubbing up roots Also called grubber
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