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Scythe

agricultural hand tool for mowing grass or reaping crops
A scythe and a sickle.

A scythe (pronounced /ˈsaɪð/, from Old English siðe.[1]) is an agricultural tool for mowing grass or reaping crops. It was replaced by horse-drawn machines and then tractors, but is still used in some areas of Europe and Asia.

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  1. Oxford English Dictionary 1933