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Ax vs. Scythe

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Axverb

alternative spelling of axe

Scythenoun

An instrument for mowing grass, grain, or the like, by hand, composed of a long, curving blade, with the concave edge sharped, made fast to a long handle, called a snath.

Axverb

alternative form of ask

Scythenoun

A scythe-shaped blade attached to ancient war chariots.

Axnoun

A tool or instrument of steel, or of iron with a steel edge or blade, for felling trees, chopping and splitting wood, hewing timber, etc. It is wielded by a wooden helve or handle, so fixed in a socket or eye as to be in the same plane with the blade. The broadax, or carpenter's ax, is an ax for hewing timber, made heavier than the chopping ax, and with a broader and thinner blade and a shorter handle.

Scythenoun

(cartomancy) The tenth Lenormand card.

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Axverb

To ask; to inquire or inquire of.

Scytheverb

(transitive) To cut with a scythe; to cut off as with a scythe; to mow.

Axnoun

an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle

Scytheverb

To attack or injure as if cutting.

Axverb

chop or split with an ax;

‘axe wood’;

Scythenoun

An instrument for mowing grass, grain, or the like, by hand, composed of a long, curving blade, with a sharp edge, made fast to a long handle, called a snath, which is bent into a form convenient for use.

‘The sharp-edged scythe shears up the spiring grass.’; ‘Whatever thingThe scythe of Time mows down.’;

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Axverb

terminate;

‘The NSF axed the research program and stopped funding it’;

Scythenoun

A scythe-shaped blade attached to ancient war chariots.

Axverb

non-standard form of ask

‘I axed him if he wanted some company’; ‘she axed about Mama’; ‘I'm axing plenty question’;

Scytheverb

To cut with a scythe; to cut off as with a scythe; to mow.

‘Time had not scythed all that youth begun.’;

Scythenoun

an edge tool for cutting grass; has a long handle that must be held with both hands and a curved blade that moves parallel to the ground

Scytheverb

cut with a scythe;

‘scythe grass or grain’;

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Scythenoun

a tool used for cutting crops such as grass or corn, with a long curved blade at the end of a long pole attached to one or two short handles.

Scytheverb

cut with a scythe

‘the grass was scythed at regular intervals’; ‘you may want hardy infantry troops to scythe down the opposition’; ‘the first job was to scythe paths through the nettles’;

Scytheverb

move through or penetrate something rapidly and forcefully

‘attacking players can scythe through defences’;

Scythe

A scythe is an agricultural hand tool for mowing grass or harvesting crops. It is traditionally used to cut down or reap edible grains, before the process of threshing.

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