A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

HOE

Fri, 27 Aug '21
Tool that makes the sound "scr-r-ritch, scratch, scratch, scritch" in "The Tale of Peter Rabbit"
Wed, 18 Aug '21
Gardening tool
Mon, 5 Jul '21
Garden tool with a long handle
Sun, 13 Jun '21
Clear weeds, in a way
Sun, 7 Mar '21
Hit the weed?