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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)

 Syth Sythe prep., adv., conj. & n. See Sith, Sithe. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sythe n. Scythe. [Obs. or R.]