- reaping machine,
Origin of reaper
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One of those is Neal Blue, the co-owner and CEO of General Atomics, the company that makes the Predator and Reaper drones.Speed Read: James Risen Indicts The War On Terror’s Costly Follies|William O’Connor|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
George “The Reaper” Foyet (“Omnivore”) “The Reaper” made for perhaps the most emotionally draining episode of Criminal Minds yet.'Criminal Minds'' 7 Most Crazed Killers: From Human Marionettes to "The Reaper"|Kelsey Meany|September 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The two principal UAVs operated by the United States are the Predator and the Reaper.
The Reaper, among its other capabilities, can be fitted to take off from and land on an aircraft carrier.
It cut wheat that could not be cut with McCormick's reaper or a cradle.Obed Hussey|Various
At this time a friend said to him, "Cyrus, why don't you go West with your Reaper, where the land is level and labor is scarce?"Cyrus Hall McCormick|Herbert Newton Casson
Cyrus McCormick gave up everything he owned to the creditors—everything except his reaper, which nobody wanted.
But the exhibition of the American reaper in London did not result in its immediate adoption.
The advent of the reaper no doubt changed farming methods in this country.History of Linn County Iowa|Luther A. Brewer
Old English ripere, agent noun from reap (v.). As the name of a personification of death, from 1839.