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SICKLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sickle mean? 

SICKLE (noun)
  The noun SICKLE has 1 sense:

1. an edge tool for cutting grass or crops; has a curved blade and a short handle

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


 Dictionary entry details 


SICKLE (noun)


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Meaning:

An edge tool for cutting grass or crops; has a curved blade and a short handle

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

reap hook; reaping hook; sickle

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

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

Meronyms (parts of "sickle"):

haft; helve (the handle of a weapon or tool)


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