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synonyms for reaper

  • binder
  • picker
  • grain harvester
  • reaping machine
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The development of the self-binding reaper on our western grain-fields has opened a gold mine for Sisal cordage.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
The old childish love for her mother had revived in all its force, during this long fight with the reaper of souls.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
The reaper must leave something for the gleaner; even the ox cannot be muzzled as he treadeth out the corn.
GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN. VOL. 3 OF 8VARIOUS
In the following year came Stephenson's steam whistle; and in the year following came the McCormick reaper.
INVENTIONBRADLEY A. FISKE
Soon as thought of, he unsheathed his hunting-knife, and set to cutting the grass, as reaper with “hook and crook.”
THE VEE-BOERSMAYNE REID
This increase in man's power to produce wheat caused the world's population to double itself since McCormack invented the reaper.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
In August the reaper goes to work, but even then the corn has to be threshed and sent to market before there is any return.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
I am told, Jonathan, that at the present time it costs about $24 to make a reaper which the farmer must pay $120 for.
THE COMMON SENSE OF SOCIALISMJOHN SPARGO
The harvest was ripe for the reaper; but, ere he raised the sickle, the owner's claim must be preserved.
CLEOPATRA, COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
Anon the mightiest among these mighty trees will fall like grain before the sickle of the reaper.
OVER THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS TO ALASKACHARLES WARREN STODDARD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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