Hard row to hoe

What is Hard row to hoe?

Hard row to hoe definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a number of persons or things arranged in a line, especially a straight line: a row of apple trees.
a line of persons or things so arranged: The petitioners waited in a row.
a line of adjacent seats facing the same way, as in a theater: seats in the third row of the balcony.
a street formed by two continuous lines of buildings.
Music. tone row.

Checkers. one of the horizontal lines of squares on a checkerboard; rank.

verb (used with object)
to put in a row (often followed by up).


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