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An example use of sickle in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and I saw this sickle just swinging back …”

meanings of sickle


  1. To deform (as with a red blood cell) into an abnormal crescent shape.
  2. Of red blood cells: to assume an abnormal crescent shape.
  3. To cut with a sickle.


  1. An implement having a semicircular blade and short handle, used for cutting long grass and cereal crops.
  2. Any of the sickle-shaped middle feathers of the domestic cock.


  1. Shaped like the blade of a sickle; crescent-shaped.

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