I mow and she binds the sheaves, and sometimes we both of us reap.
They were stationary, and it was necessary to bring the sheaves to them.
Long-tackle blocks have two sheaves of different sizes placed one above the other, as in fiddle-blocks.
Then he was put in a box stall and given three sheaves of oats.
And now she had come back with her sheaves and had been met on the threshold by Beryl with her hideous confidences.
The blocks used have each three rows of sheaves side by side.
He closed it sharply, as if annoyed, called to one of the men gathering up the sheaves, and then walked toward the house.
Spring had vanished and the sheaves were ripening in the fields.
That she said as she laughed and sobbed, crying out wildly, “Bringing your sheaves with you, your sheaves with you.”
The women reaped the Corn, and the men bound up the sheaves.
Old English sceaf (plural sceafas) "large bundle of corn," from Proto-Germanic *skauf- (cf. Old Saxon scof, Middle Dutch scoof, Dutch schoof, Old High German scoub "sheaf, bundle," German Schaub "sheaf;" Old Norse skauf "fox's tail;" Gothic skuft "hair on the head," German Schopf "tuft"), from PIE root *(s)keup- "cluster, tuft, hair of the head." Extended to bundles of things other than grain by c.1300. Also used in Middle English for "two dozen arrows." General sense of "a collection" is from 1728.