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

 

scythe

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//saɪð//
 
; NAmE NAmE//saɪð//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they scythe
BrE BrE//saɪð//
 
; NAmE NAmE//saɪð//
 
he / she / it scythes
BrE BrE//saɪðz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//saɪðz//
 
past simple scythed
BrE BrE//saɪðd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//saɪðd//
 
past participle scythed
BrE BrE//saɪðd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//saɪðd//
 
-ing form scything
BrE BrE//ˈsaɪðɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪðɪŋ//
 
 
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[transitive, intransitive] scythe (something) to cut grass, etc. with a scythe the scent of newly scythed grass Word Origin Old English sīthe, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch zeis and German Sense.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: scythe

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