A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

HOE

Mon, 25 Mar '24
Gardening tool
Sun, 11 Feb '24
Tilling tool
Mon, 1 Jan '24
Gardener's sod-chopper
Mon, 25 Dec '23
Weeding tool
Mon, 27 Nov '23
Long-handled garden tool
Wed, 22 Nov '23
Gardener's tool
Wed, 18 Oct '23
Chopping tool
Tue, 26 Sep '23
Groundbreaker?
Tue, 13 Jun '23
Tend to a garden, in a way
Mon, 24 Apr '23
Long-handled garden tool
Wed, 19 Apr '23
Groundbreaker?
Tue, 28 Feb '23
Gardening tool
Mon, 13 Feb '23
Weeding tool
Mon, 30 Jan '23
Clod-breaking tool
Mon, 21 Nov '22
Tilling tool
Sun, 31 Jul '22
It might get the weed out
Sat, 30 Jul '22
Create a plot hole, say
Sun, 24 Jul '22
Break up clods
Sat, 4 Jun '22
One starting a row?
Tue, 17 May '22
De-weeder
Mon, 18 Apr '22
Weeder's tool
Fri, 18 Feb '22
It might turn up a plot
Mon, 20 Dec '21
Ground-breaking tool
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?