snath

noun
\ ˈsnath How to pronounce snath (audio) , ˈsneth \
variants: or snathe \ ˈsnāt͟h How to pronounce snath (audio) , ˈsnāth \

Definition of snath

: the handle of a scythe

First Known Use of snath

1574, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for snath

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

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“Snath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snath. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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