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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 scythe /ˈsaɪð, ˈsaɪ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scythe n.  [Written also sithe and sythe.]
 1. An instrument for mowing grass, grain, or the like, by hand, composed of a long, curving blade, with a sharp edge, made fast to a long handle, called a snath, which is bent into a form convenient for use.
    The sharp-edged scythe shears up the spiring grass.   --Drayton.
 Whatever thing
 The scythe of Time mows down.   --Milton.
 2. Antiq. A scythe-shaped blade attached to ancient war chariots.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scythe v. t. To cut with a scythe; to cut off as with a scythe; to mow. [Obs.]
    Time had not scythed all that youth begun.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an edge tool for cutting grass; has a long handle that must
          be held with both hands and a curved blade that moves
          parallel to the ground
      v : cut with a scythe; "scythe grass or grain"