Definition Of scyth

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

He also often bears a scythe or sickle in his arms, reflecting that Time's eroding force cuts down everything.

cut with a scythe.

Only Father Death reaped a bountiful harvest as he scythed the children of the community.

Example Of scyth

  • attacking players can scythe through defences

  • attacking players can scythe through defenses

  • But the small party does not manage to remain separate, for it meets a masqued procession featuring Winged Time, his scythe and hourglass.

  • Climbing on the roof, Gawain suddenly heard a violent noise, clattering off the cliff like a grindstone on a scythe .

  • Croft galloped across the field, jumped the low hedge into the meadow, across that and into an apple and pear orchard, well cared for; the branches pruned, the grass regularly scythed .


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