Scythe

Definition of Scythe

Pronunciation: sīth
n.1.An instrument for mowing grass, grain, or the like, by hand, composed of a long, curving blade, with a sharp edge, made fast to a long handle, called a snath, which is bent into a form convenient for use.
The sharp-edged scythe shears up the spiring grass.
- Drayton.
Whatever thing
The scythe of Time mows down.
- Milton.
2.(Antiq.) A scythe-shaped blade attached to ancient war chariots.
v. t.1.To cut with a scythe; to cut off as with a scythe; to mow.
Time had not scythed all that youth begun.
- Shak.

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cut down, mow
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