hoes and shovels were flat bones fastened to wooden handles, and brooms were bunches of brush bound together.
hoes of various types are useful when the plants become somewhat larger or when one does not have the wheel cultivators.
hoes, rakes, and claw-hand weeders should be used in cleaning up and cultivating the plots.
hoes and rakes are also used, but the angle of the handle is much too acute.
hoes should be of several patterns if the most efficient work is to be done in the garden.
However, it hoes not enter into the matter at all in so far as my decision to quit The Dreamerie is concerned.
exclamation of surprise, etc., c.1300; as an exclamation calling attention or demanding silence, late 14c. Used after the name of a place to which attention is called (cf. Westward-Ho) it dates from 1590s, originally a cry of boatmen, etc., announcing departures for a particular destination. Ho-ho-ho expressing laughter is recorded from mid-12c.
by 1999, American English slang, representing a ghetto pronunciation of whore.
mid-14c., from Old French houe (12c.), from Frankish *hauwa, from Proto-Germanic *hawwan (cf. Old High German houwa "hoe, mattock, pick-axe," German Haue), from PIE *kau- "to hew, strike" (see hew). The verb is first recorded early 15c. Related: Hoed; hoeing.
The symbol for the element holmium.
The symbol for holmium.
A prostitute or other disreputable woman: like many of her sisters of the streets (she calls them ''hos'')/ The bar was a hangout for players and hos
[1960s+; fr Southern or black pronunciation of whore]