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 for Scythe
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scythe \Scythe\, v. t.
     To cut with a scythe; to cut off as with a scythe; to mow.
     [Obs.]
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           Time had not scythed all that youth begun. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scythe \Scythe\ (s[imac]th), n. [OE. sithe, AS. s[imac][eth]e,
     sig[eth]e; akin to Icel. sig[eth]r a sickle, LG. segd, seged,
     seed, seid, OHG. segansa sickle, scythe, G. sense scythe, and
     to E. saw a cutting instrument. See Saw.] [Written also
     sithe and sythe.]
     1. 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.
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              The sharp-edged scythe shears up the spiring grass.
                                                    --Drayton.
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              Whatever thing
              The scythe of Time mows down.         --Milton.
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     2. (Antiq.) A scythe-shaped blade attached to ancient war
        chariots.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  scythe
      n 1: 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
      v 1: cut with a scythe; "scythe grass or grain"

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