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Definition of "scythed" [scythed]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of scythe. (verb)
  • Armed with scythes. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "scythed" in a sentence
  • "In front of their line, at considerable intervals from each other, were stationed the chariots called scythed chariots; they had scythes projecting obliquely from the axletree, and others under the driver's seat, pointing to the earth, for the purpose of cutting through whatever came in their way; and the design of them was to penetrate and divide the ranks of the"
  • "The lifetime paratrooper who explained Buford's tactics to me with clinical expertise tears up at the Antietam "Cornfield," where Joseph Hooker's men marched through rows of ripe corn in the mist of a September sunrise and were scythed down just as neatly."
  • "The descriptions one has so often seen, of entire ranks and files of British infantry lying dead almost symmetrically, like so much freshly scythed wheat, are all true."
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