Scott lay dead in his garage, stabbed repeatedly by his own scythe.
He lived in a big suburban mansion in Weybridge and he was sharp as a scythe.
His ankle had struck the back of the blade, then his foot had turned and met the edge of the scythe.
Grass on a clod of earth Scorned even by the passing reaper's scythe.
All the pictures of Time represent him with a scythe to cut, but I never saw any picture of Time with a case of medicines to heal.
I dunno 'bout the scythe but I'm a good deal sharper'n I wuz.
In a moment a grinning skeleton stood in the center of the hall waving a scythe.
Time, the inexorable, does not threaten him with the scythe so often as with the sand-bag.
A second time the English veterans advanced—a second time their front ranks fell like grass before a scythe.
Somebody had run a great knife like a scythe or a corn-cutter through her.
Old English siðe, sigði, from Proto-Germanic *segithoz (cf. Middle Low German segede, Middle Dutch sichte, Old High German segensa, German Sense), from PIE root *sek- "to cut" (see section (n.)). The sc- spelling crept in early 15c., from influence of Latin scissor "carver, cutter" and scindere "to cut." Cf. French scier "saw," a false spelling from sier.
1570s, "use a scythe;" 1590s "to mow;" from scythe (n.). From 1897 as "move with the sweeping motion of a scythe." Related: Scythed; scything.