Definition of hand-hoe in US English:

hand-hoe

verb

  • with object To hoe (a crop, an area of land, etc.) by hand.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Jethro Tull (d. 1741), agricultural innovator and writer. From hand + hoe.

Pronunciation

hand-hoe

/ˈhandˌhəʊ/