Scythe

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A tradeetional widden scythe.

A scythe (/ˈsð/ or /ˈsθ/)[1] is an agricultural haund tuil for mowin grass or reapin craps. It wis lairgely replaced bi horse-drawn an then tractor machinery, but is still uised in some auries o Europe an Asia. The Grim Reaper an the Greek Titan Cronus are eften depictit carryin or wieldin a scythe.

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  1. Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford University Press, 1933: Scythe