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sickle

sick·le

sickle

 
pronunciation:
sI kl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a tool consisting of a long, sharp, semicircular blade held by a short handle, used to cut grain and long grass.
 
definition 2: something shaped like this tool, such as a crescent moon, or having a similar function, such as the cutting bars of a reaper.
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