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cradle scythe

  1. cradle(def 4b).
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Origin of cradle scythe

First recorded in 1660–70
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Historical Examples

  • But even the excellent American cradle-scythe could not meet the needs of the American farmer.

    Stories of Useful Inventions

    Samuel Eagle Foreman