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scythe
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

5 uses
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Definition
a tool for cutting grass that has a curved blade and a long handle that is held with both hands
  • One was noticed who had a large, glittering scythe, and who, for a long time, mowed the legs of the horses.
    2.10.7 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 7 — Chateaupers to the Rescue (60% in)
  • ...hair; between his shoulders an enormous hump, a counterpart perceptible in front; a system of thighs and legs so strangely astray that they could touch each other only at the knees, and, viewed from the front, resembled the crescents of two scythes joined by the handles; large feet, monstrous hands; and, with all this deformity, an indescribable and redoubtable air of vigor, agility, and courage,—strange exception to the eternal rule which wills that force as well as beauty shall be...
    1.1.5 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 5 — Quasimodo (65% in)
  • Quasimodo then beheld distinctly surging in the Parvis a frightful herd of men and women in rags, armed with scythes, pikes, billhooks and partisans, whose thousand points glittered.
    2.10.4 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 4 — An Awkward Friend (14% in)
  • With scythes, pikes, hackbuts, pickaxes.
    2.10.5 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 5 — The Retreat in which.... (48% in)
  • He was singing a ditty, with a nasal intonation, he swung and drew back his scythe incessantly.
    2.10.7 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 7 — Chateaupers to the Rescue (64% in)

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