from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A form of hand-cultivator consisting of a frame mounted on wheels, and carrying one or a number of blades serving as hoes.


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  • That Saturday he went through the entire garden -- that part already planted -- with either the horse cultivator, or his wheel-hoe.

    Hiram the Young Farmer

  • Onions, carrots, and the like, he put in fifteen inches apart, intending to do all the cultivating of those extremely small plants with the wheel-hoe, after they were large enough.

    Hiram the Young Farmer

  • Sister and Lem Camp, both, had learned to use the man-weight wheel-hoe, and the fine stuff was thinned and the weeds well cut out.

    Hiram the Young Farmer

  • Meanwhile the wheel-hoe and seeder he had insisted upon Mrs. Atterson buying had arrived, and Hiram, after studying the instructions which came with it, set the machine up as a seed-sower.

    Hiram the Young Farmer

  • She would get him to buy her a cultivator such as he used in his own garden, and a wheel-hoe.

    The Wall Between

  • The garden is getting into shape now, indeed; the wheel-hoe is traveling up and down the green rows; the hotbed glasses are entirely removed by day; and the early cauliflower plants are put into the open ground at the first promise of a shower.

    Penguin Persons & Peppermints

  • Figure 90 shows an excellent type of wheel-hoe with five blades, and Fig. 91 shows one with

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • Mr. Tarryer contends that the wheel-hoe is much too clumsy an affair to allow of the pursuit of an individual weed.

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • "The ease and efficiency of cultivation are much enhanced if all crops are in long rows, to allow of wheel-tool tillage either by horse or wheel-hoe."

    Three Acres and Liberty

  • A single-blade wheel-hoe.] [Illustration: Fig. 92.

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)


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