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  1. The production of sickle-shaped red blood cells, as in sickle cell anemia.
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Related Words for sickling

trim, shear, shave, slice, rip, slash, carve, curtail, divide, crop, clip, scythe, sickle, slay, chip, snip, slit, sliver, hack, guillotine

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Historical Examples of sickling

  • As he was sickling, he accidentally cut some tomato plants down.

    A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan

    John U. Wolff