snath

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English[edit]

An example of a scythe:
1. Toe
2. Chine
3. Beard
4. Heel
5. Tang
6. Ring
7. Snath or snaith
8. Grips

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Etymology[edit]

From a variant of snead, itself from Middle English snede, from Old English snǣd (the shaft or handle of a scythe), akin to Old English snīþan (to cut). More at snithe.

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Noun[edit]

snath (plural snaths)

  1. The shaft of a scythe.

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References[edit]

  • OED 2nd edition 1989

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