Definition of scythe noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//saɪð//
; NAmE NAmE//saɪð//
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a tool with a long handle and a slightly curved blade, used for cutting long grass, etc. Word OriginOld English sīthe, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch zeis and German Sense.
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