Definitions for scythesaɪð
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
scythesaɪð(n.; v.)scythed, scyth•ing.
(n.)a tool consisting of a long, curving blade fastened at an angle to a handle, for cutting grass, grain, etc., by hand.
(v.t.)to cut or mow with a scythe.
Origin of scythe:
bef. 900; ME sith, OE sīthe, earlier sigdi, c. ON sigthr
an edge tool for cutting grass; has a long handle that must be held with both hands and a curved blade that moves parallel to the ground
cut with a scythe
"scythe grass or grain"
An instrument for mowing grass, grain, or the like, by hand, composed of a long, curving blade, with the concave edge sharped, made fast to a long handle, called a snath, which is bent into a form convenient for use.
A scythe-shaped blade attached to ancient war chariots.
To cut with a scythe; to cut off as with a scythe; to mow.
Origin: From sythe or sithe, from sīðe. The silent c appeared in the early 15th century because it was wrongly thought that the word was linked to Latin scissor ("carver, cutter") and scindere ("to cut").
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
a scythe-shaped blade attached to ancient war chariots
to cut with a scythe; to cut off as with a scythe; to mow
A scythe is an agricultural hand tool for mowing grass or reaping crops. It was largely replaced by horse-drawn and then tractor machinery, but is still used in some areas of Europe and Asia. The Grim Reaper and the Greek Titan Cronus are often depicted carrying or wielding a scythe.
Translations for scythe
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a tool with a long, curved blade for cutting tall grass etc.
- مِنْجَل، مِحَشArabic
- коса (за косене)Bulgarian
- foicePortuguese (BR)
- die SenseGerman
- داس بزرگFarsi
- घास काटने की हासिया, दरातीHindi
- orf og ljárIcelandic
- 큰 낫Korean
- داس بزرگPersian
- لور ( داسPashto
- 長柄大鐮刀Chinese (Trad.)
- لمبے دستے والے درانتیUrdu
- cái liềmVietnamese
- 长柄大镰刀Chinese (Simp.)
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