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What is this tool called?

ErgatesErgates Devon, east of ExeterPosts: 240
I’ve broken my favourite garden implement, and want to buy another, but I don’t know what it’s called. 
No picture, as the head is buried in the mud in the bog garden, and I can’t find it.
it has a long handle, with a thing like a steel hook on the end, like a flat 7. The inside of the 7 is sharp, and it was great for uprooting brambles etc.
can anyone guess what it is, and where I can buy a new one. The original was an impulse buy in TKMAXX.
Thanks
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  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 18,150
    Maybe a billhook?

    Or, more exotically, perhaps a ho mi?


    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • Mr. Vine EyeMr. Vine Eye Posts: 1,527
    Is it any of these?



  • nick615nick615 Posts: 683
    Be careful!  Before settling on anyone's name, tools can vary widely in what they're called, not only internationally but county by county and even narrower than that.  A 'billhook' is a prime example.
  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 18,150
    nick615 said:
    Be careful!  Before settling on anyone's name, tools can vary widely in what they're called, not only internationally but county by county and even narrower than that.  A 'billhook' is a prime example.
    Not to mention a ho mi.😁
    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • ErgatesErgates Devon, east of ExeterPosts: 240
    :) That’s it, wild edges! Thank you, a long handled weeding knife. I’ve just realised that there is a manufacturers label on the handle, which I still have, so I’ll go and check that too, see who made my one. 
    Ive really found it a very useful item, and was heartbroken that I was struggling to replace it.
    Thanks to all for the assistance.
  • NorthernJoeNorthernJoe Posts: 216
    I've got a short handled version. Sharp inside the angle not outside like the Kent & Stowe one. I use it to be work weeds out of cracks wherever they are. Useful but very specialised.
  • KT53KT53 Posts: 5,012
    I have to say I'm surprised by the final conclusion.  I wouldn't have thought one of those would be man enough to chop through brambles.  I have one but only use if for scraping weeds out between paving slabs.
  • ErgatesErgates Devon, east of ExeterPosts: 240
    That’s interesting, northern joe, I’m sure mine was sharp on the inside too. I’d better check before I order the wrong type.
    KT53, I found it very good for helping to loosen the roots. I could then pull them out wearing my red suede welding gloves from Screwfix!
    I’m going to have another search in the bog garden to see if I can find the head which is buried in the mud. Hubby has a welding kit he is dying to use, I’ll let him have a go at repairing it.
  • KT53KT53 Posts: 5,012
    I'll have to check mine. I'm pretty sure it isn't sharp on the inside.
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