snathe

snath

[snath]
noun
the shaft or handle of a scythe.
Also, snathe [sneyth] .


Origin:
1565–75; unexplained variant of snead (Middle English snede, Old English snǣd)

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snath or snathe (snæθ, sneɪð)
 
n
the handle of a scythe
 
[C16: variant of earlier snead, from Old English snǣd, of obscure origin]
 
snathe or snathe
 
n
 
[C16: variant of earlier snead, from Old English snǣd, of obscure origin]

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