cradle-scythe

cradle-scythe
craˈdle-scythe noun
A broad scythe used in a cradle framework for cutting grain
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Main Entry:cradle

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  • Cradle scythe — Cradle Cra dle (kr[=a]d l), n. [AS. cradel, cradol, prob. from Celtic; cf. Gael. creathall, Ir. craidhal, W. cryd a shaking or rocking, a cradle; perh. akin to E. crate.] 1. A bed or cot for a baby, oscillating on rockers or swinging on pivots;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cradle scythe — noun : a scythe equipped with a cradle * * * cradle (def. 4b). [1660 70] * * * cradle scythe, a scythe with a frame attached to it for laying grain evenly as it is cut …   Useful english dictionary

  • cradle scythe — cradle (def. 4b). [1660 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • cradle scythe — /ˈkreɪdl saɪð/ (say kraydl suydh) noun → cradle (def. 7b) …  

  • Cradle — Cra dle (kr[=a]d l), n. [AS. cradel, cradol, prob. from Celtic; cf. Gael. creathall, Ir. craidhal, W. cryd a shaking or rocking, a cradle; perh. akin to E. crate.] 1. A bed or cot for a baby, oscillating on rockers or swinging on pivots; hence,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cradle hole — Cradle Cra dle (kr[=a]d l), n. [AS. cradel, cradol, prob. from Celtic; cf. Gael. creathall, Ir. craidhal, W. cryd a shaking or rocking, a cradle; perh. akin to E. crate.] 1. A bed or cot for a baby, oscillating on rockers or swinging on pivots;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cradle — [krād′ l] n. [ME cradel < OE cradol < * kradula, little basket; akin to OHG kratto, basket < IE base * ger , to twist, turn > CRANK1, CRAMP1, CREEK] 1. a baby s small bed, usually on rockers 2. the earliest period of one s life;… …   English World dictionary

  • cradle — cradler, n. /krayd l/, n., v., cradled, cradling. n. 1. a small bed for an infant, usually on rockers. 2. any of various supports for objects set horizontally, as the support for the handset of a telephone. 3. the place where anything is nurtured …   Universalium

  • Cradle (grain) — A reaper with a cradle scythe; original painting by Ernst Henseler (1852–1940) A cradle (also called cradle scythe, or grain cradle) is an agricultural tool, a form of the scythe, used to reap grain. It is a scythe with an arrangement of fingers… …   Wikipedia

  • cradle — /ˈkreɪdl/ (say kraydl) noun 1. a little bed or cot for an infant, usually built on rockers. 2. the place where anything is nurtured during its early existence. 3. any of various contrivances similar to a child s cradle, as the framework on which… …  

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