snath

noun

ˈsnath How to pronounce snath (audio)
ˈsneth
variants or snathe
ˈsnāt͟h How to pronounce snath (audio)
ˈsnāth
: the handle of a scythe

Word History

Etymology

akin to Middle English snede long scythe, from Old English snǣd scythe handle

First Known Use

1574, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of snath was in 1574

Dictionary Entries Near snath

Cite this Entry

“Snath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snath. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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