reaping hook


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reaping hook

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1. (Tools) a curved cutting tool with a sharp edge, used in the cutting or harvesting of crops
2. (Agriculture) a curved cutting tool with a sharp edge, used in the cutting or harvesting of crops
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Noun1.reaping hook - an edge tool for cutting grass or cropsreaping hook - an edge tool for cutting grass or crops; has a curved blade and a short handle
edge tool - any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)
haft, helve - the handle of a weapon or tool
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Egyptian slaves are pictured on temple walls using short-handled sickles and reaping hooks made of flint and bronze.