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  • reap|hook — «REEP HUK», noun. a tool with a curved blade used especially for reaping grain …   Useful english dictionary

  • reap hook — noun an edge tool for cutting grass or crops; has a curved blade and a short handle • Syn: ↑sickle, ↑reaping hook • Hypernyms: ↑edge tool • Part Meronyms: ↑haft, ↑helve * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • reap-hook — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Reap — (r[=e]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reaped} (r[=e]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Reaping}.] [OE. repen, AS. r[=i]pan to seize, reap; cf. D. rapen to glean, reap, G. raufen to pluck, Goth. raupjan, or E. ripe.] 1. To cut with a sickle, scythe, or reaping… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reap — may refer to: *Reap, to Harvest grain crops **Reaper, a horse drawn farm implement invented in 1831 and patented by Cyrus McCormick **Reaping hook, see Sickle *Grim Reaper (disambiguation) **Grim Reaper, see Death (personification) * Whatsoever a …   Wikipedia

  • reap — (v.) to cut grain with a hook or sickle, O.E. reopan, Mercian form of ripan to reap, related to O.E. ripe ripe (see RIPE (Cf. ripe)). Related: Reaped; reaping …   Etymology dictionary

  • Bagging Hook — A Bagging or Badging Hook (also spelled in some maker s catalogues as Fagging Hook) is a large sickle or reaping hook (also known as a reap hook or a rip hook) type of tool, usually with a cranked (i.e. offset) handle so that the user s knuckles… …   Wikipedia

  • reaping hook — noun an edge tool for cutting grass or crops; has a curved blade and a short handle • Syn: ↑sickle, ↑reap hook • Hypernyms: ↑edge tool • Part Meronyms: ↑haft, ↑helve * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Reaping hook — Reap Reap (r[=e]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reaped} (r[=e]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Reaping}.] [OE. repen, AS. r[=i]pan to seize, reap; cf. D. rapen to glean, reap, G. raufen to pluck, Goth. raupjan, or E. ripe.] 1. To cut with a sickle, scythe, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reaping-hook — reapˈing hook noun A sickle • • • Main Entry: ↑reap …   Useful english dictionary

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