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scythe

noun [C] uk   us   /saɪð/
a tool with a long, sharp, curved blade and a long handle held in two hands, used especially to cut long grass
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scythe

verb uk   us   /saɪð/
[T] to cut something using a scythe [I + adv/prep] to move very quickly through a group of people or things: The racing car left the track at 120 mph and scythed through the crowd of spectators, killing ten.
Translations of “scythe”
in Vietnamese cái liềm…
in Spanish guadaña…
in Thai เคียว…
in Malaysian sabit…
in French faux…
in German die Sense…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指割草用的)長柄大鐮刀…
in Indonesian sabit…
in Russian коса…
in Turkish tırpan…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指割草用的)长柄大镰刀…
in Polish kosa…
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