verb (used with object), scythed, scyth·ing.
Words nearby scythe
Origin of scythe
OTHER WORDS FROM scythescythe·less, adjectivescythe·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for scythe
He lived in a big suburban mansion in Weybridge and he was sharp as a scythe.What It Was Like to Watch the Beatles Become the Beatles—Nik Cohn Remembers|Nik Cohn|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Scott lay dead in his garage, stabbed repeatedly by his own scythe.
In it the sexton kept a scythe, a mowing machine, some cans and a bier, a four-wheeled vehicle with rubber tyres.The Smuggler's Cave|George A. Birmingham
A soldier introducing a woman to another man, who holds a scythe in his hand.The Dance of Death|Francis Douce
Ivn grew angry and began to swing the scythe with all his might.
He dropped his scythe and went toward the fence, wiping his face and neck with his handkerchief.O Pioneers!|Willa Cather
The Scythe is an emblem of time, which cuts the brittle thread of life and launches us into eternity.