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SCYTHE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does scythe mean? 

SCYTHE (noun)
  The noun SCYTHE has 1 sense:

1. 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

  Familiarity information: SCYTHE used as a noun is very rare.


SCYTHE (verb)
  The verb SCYTHE has 1 sense:

1. cut with a scythe

  Familiarity information: SCYTHE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SCYTHE (noun)


Sense 1scythe [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("scythe" is a kind of...):

edge tool (any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge))


SCYTHE (verb)


Sense 1scythe [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cut with a scythe

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Context example:

scythe grass or grain

Hypernyms (to "scythe" is one way to...):

cut down; mow (cut with a blade or mower)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sentence example:

They scythe rye in the field


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