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verb as in mow

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He lived in a big suburban mansion in Weybridge and he was sharp as a scythe.

Scott lay dead in his garage, stabbed repeatedly by his own scythe.

Thickets were swept as with a great jagged scythe by the leaden hail which swept through them.

I have no objection to any of these being edited, say with a scythe, and reproduced.

Across the fields came the sharpening of a scythe, the cry of the grasshoppers, and the sound of a mill-wheel arose near by.

The French live very thoroughly, but when they die they die 316 thoroughly too, and their cemeteries confess the scythe.

There he found the unlucky Pyramus lying on the ground, with the point of the scythe right through his neck.


On this page you'll find 174 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scythe, such as: bayonet, blade, cutter, dagger, machete, and scalpel.

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