Thesaurus / 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.

The Boy SlavesMayne Reid

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.

Field and HedgerowRichard Jefferies

She held the sickle as her sceptre, and a tiara composed of the bearded grain covered her brow.

The HeadsmanJames Fenimore Cooper

In the west hung low a waning moon, yellow, sickle shaped, very large because of the hour.

The "Genius"Theodore Dreiser

Some means besides the sickle and scythe, hoe and plough, were wanted to destroy obnoxious standing grass and weeds.

Inventions in the CenturyWilliam Henry Doolittle

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.

The Grey RoomEden Phillpotts

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.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.