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grub hoe

(Black); grab hoe (San Sal., Inagua) [cf. OED grub to dig superficially; to clear (ground) of roots and stumps; W3 grub(bing) hoe a heavy hoe for grubbing; cf. US dial. South grab hoe a garden implement like a hoe, but with prongs instead of a blade WSC] n. the flat hoe end of a pickaxe: 1977 A pick, grub hoe, or adze (Albury 73).

Tags: noun, tool

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Last update: 2011-05-21 20:50
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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