Meaning of scythe

scythe

Pronunciation: (sī), [key]
— n., v., scythed, scyth•ing.
—n.
  1. an agricultural implement consisting of a long, curving blade fastened at an angle to a handle, for cutting grass, grain, etc., by hand.
—v.t.
  1. to cut or mow with a scythe.
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