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Ax vs. Scythe

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Ax

Non-standard form of ask
I axed him if he wanted some company
She axed about Mama
I'm axing plenty question
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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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Ax

Variant of axe.
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Scythe

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.
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Ax

Variant of ask.
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Scythe

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
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Ax

(American spelling) axe
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Scythe

An implement consisting of a long, curved single-edged blade with a long handle, used for mowing or reaping.
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Ax

Alternative form of ask
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Scythe

To cut with or as if with a scythe.
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Ax

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.
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Scythe

An instrument for mowing grass, grain, etc. by hand, composed of a long, curving blade with a sharp concave edge, fastened to a long handle called a snath.
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Ax

To ask; to inquire or inquire of.
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Scythe

(historical) A scythe-shaped blade attached to ancient war chariots.
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Ax

An edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
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Scythe

(cartomancy) The tenth Lenormand card.
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Ax

Chop or split with an ax;
Axe wood
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Scythe

(intransitive) To use a scythe.
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Ax

Terminate;
The NSF axed the research program and stopped funding it
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Scythe

(transitive) To cut with a scythe.
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Scythe

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

To attack or injure as if cutting.
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Scythe

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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Scythe

A scythe-shaped blade attached to ancient war chariots.
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Scythe

To cut with a scythe; to cut off as with a scythe; to mow.
Time had not scythed all that youth begun.
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Scythe

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
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Scythe

Cut with a scythe;
Scythe grass or grain
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