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 snathe
8. grip or nib

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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.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

snath (plural snaths)

  1. The shaft of a scythe.

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

  • haft, the handle of any of various tools
  • helve, the handle of any of various tools

References[edit]

  • OED 2nd edition 1989

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