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Definition of "scythes" [scythes]

  • Plural form of scythe. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "scythes" in a sentence
  • "The plows are patterned very much after those that were used by Boaz and other large farmers in the days of the Patriarchs; the scythes are the exact originals of the old pictures in which Death is represented as mowing down mankind; the hoes, rakes, and shovels would be an ornament to any museum, but are entirely indescribable; and as for the wagons and harnesses -- herein lies the superior genius of the Russians over all the races of earth, ancient or modern, for never were such wagons and such harnesses seen on any other part of the globe."
  • "The serenity and peace of my farm, where I use traditional tools such as scythes and shovels, helps ground and heal me."
  • "Swinging scythes were placed on the seaward side to eviscerate any Macedonians who approached."
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