One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A hoe used with a pushing action just under the surface of the soil.
- ‘A good sharp Dutch hoe is a deadly weapon if it is used frequently.’
- ‘We also included two widely available draw hoes and two Dutch hoes, making 12 models in total.’
- ‘The head of a Dutch hoe is fixed straight like a spade, a draw hoe head points back towards you.’
- ‘A Dutch hoe glides through flowerbeds, uprooting any weeds that have crept in to your planting schemes.’
- ‘The Dutch hoe, with a blade shaped somewhat like a stirrup, removes weeds without interrupting the surrounding soil, chopping the unwanted plants cleanly at their base, thus discouraging continued growth.’
- ‘Thrust hoes or scuffle hoes or Dutch hoes, to be pushed instead of being pulled, have not been so popular.’
- ‘The flat bas tard file will sharpen round and square mouth shovels and other items that are fairly flat and straight like Dutch hoes, edging tools, scythes etc.’
- ‘The Dutch hoe has a single, stirrup shaped blade almost parallel to the handle and is used to uproot seedling weeds under the soil.’
- ‘Later on, a Dutch hoe, hand trowel and watering can will be useful.’
- ‘All Dutch hoes feature an offset-tapered socket handle interface, with the handle secured into the socket by a single bolt and nut.’
- ‘The plastic shaft of this Dutch hoe has a soft grip handle for added grip and comfort.’
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