other words for sickle
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To avert sickness from a family, hang up a sickle, or iron implement, at the bed head.
As the wheat-stalk bends after the stroke of the sickle, Andry bent his head and fell upon the grass without uttering a word.
In the first attempt to use the sickle Terence was so awkward as to fall forward and break the implement into two pieces.
In itself the reaping-hook is an enlarged sickle, and the sickle was in use in Roman times, and no man knows how long before that.
She held the sickle as her sceptre, and a tiara composed of the bearded grain covered her brow.
In the west hung low a waning moon, yellow, sickle shaped, very large because of the hour.
Some means besides the sickle and scythe, hoe and plough, were wanted to destroy obnoxious standing grass and weeds.
There was frost in the air, and the sickle of a new moon hung where dusk of evening dimmed the green of the western sky.
But when the fruit is brought forth, immediately he putteth in the sickle, because the harvest is come.
Followed by his troop of cowards Rainouart made straight for the enemy, and before him they fell as corn before a sickle.