A short-handled farming tool with a semicircular blade, used for cutting corn, lopping, or trimming: figurative the bruise was a dull, greenish sickle of shadow [as modifier]: a crackling frost under a sickle moon
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- Most continued to use the same tools as their grandparents: scythes and sickles for reaping wheat and cutting grass, and wooden plows and harrows.
- Ma'dan blacksmiths make fishing spears, reed splitters, sickles (curved cutting tools), and nails for the canoes.
- He arranged two lines of men with flails, clubs, pitchforks, sickles, and reaping hooks.
Words that rhyme with sicklechicle, fickle, mickle, nickel, pickle, prickle, strickle, tickle, trickle
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