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"scythe" in British English

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scythenoun [C]

uk   us   /saɪð/

scytheverb

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 ​racingcarleft the ​track at 120 ​mph and scythed through the ​crowd of ​spectators, ​killing ten.
(Definition of scythe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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scythenoun [C]

 us   /sɑɪð/
a ​tool with a ​longcurvedblade and a ​longhandle, used esp. to ​cut down ​tallgrass
(Definition of scythe from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “scythe”
in Spanish guadaña…
in Vietnamese cái liềm…
in Malaysian sabit…
in Thai เคียว…
in French faux…
in German die Sense…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指割草用的)长柄大镰刀…
in Turkish tırpan…
in Russian коса…
in Indonesian sabit…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指割草用的)長柄大鐮刀…
in Polish kosa…
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