Definition for SICK-LE

SICK-LE, n. [sik'l; Sax. sicel, sicol; G. sichel; D. zikkel, Gr. ζαικλη, ζαγκλον; L. sicula, from the root of seco, to cut.]

A reaping-hook; a hooked instrument with teeth; used for cutting grain. Thou shalt not move a sickle to thy neighbor's standing corn. – Deut. xxiii.

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