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scythe
used in To the Lighthouse

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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
  • She watched her son George scything the grass.
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  • She watched her son scything.
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  • And now as if the cleaning and the scrubbing and the scything and the mowing had drowned it there rose that half-heard melody, that intermittent music which the ear half catches but lets fall; a bark, a bleat; irregular, intermittent, yet somehow related; the hum of an insect, the tremor of cut grass, disevered yet somehow belonging; the jar of a dorbeetle, the squeak of a wheel, loud, low, but mysteriously related; which the ear strains to bring together and is always on the verge of...
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