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See definition of scythe on Dictionary.com
  • as inknife
  • as inweapon
  • as inmow
  • as incut

synonyms for scythe

  • bayonet
  • blade
  • cutter
  • dagger
  • machete
  • scalpel
  • sickle
  • skewer
  • sword
  • bolo
  • cutlass
  • edge
  • lance
  • lancet
  • point
  • ripper
  • sabre
  • scimitar
  • shank
  • shiv
  • steel
  • stiletto
  • switchblade
  • tickler
  • cutting edge
  • skiver
See also synonyms for: scythed / scything
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How to use scythe in a sentence

Thickets were swept as with a great jagged scythe by the leaden hail which swept through them.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
I have no objection to any of these being edited, say with a scythe, and reproduced.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Across the fields came the sharpening of a scythe, the cry of the grasshoppers, and the sound of a mill-wheel arose near by.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
The French live very thoroughly, but when they die they die 316 thoroughly too, and their cemeteries confess the scythe.
A WANDERER IN PARISE. V. LUCAS
There he found the unlucky Pyramus lying on the ground, with the point of the scythe right through his neck.
THE ANIMAL STORY BOOKVARIOUS
To handle the plough, and the harrow, and scythe, in the heat of the summer fields.
ALCYONEARCHIBALD LAMPMAN
The fever spared her, but she wilted like the grass beneath the scythe of the mower.
ERNEST LINWOODCAROLINE LEE HENTZ
They fire and Death with his scythe has laid three hundred low.
THE BRONZE EAGLEEMMUSKA ORCZY, BARONESS ORCZY
He is generally represented as an aged man bearing a scythe.
ASTRONOMY FOR AMATEURSCAMILLE FLAMMARION
He therefore ground the blade of a scythe, and fixed it, with the sharp edge downwards, to the lower bar.
YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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