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noun 
  1. an agricultural implement, having a semicircular blade and short handle, used for cutting long grass and cereal crops
verb (sickle, sickling, sickled, sickles)
  1. (transitive) To cut with a sickle
  2. (transitive) To deform (as with a red blood cell) into an abnormal crescent shape.
  3. (intransitive) To assume an abnormal crescent shape. Used of red blood cells.
adjective 
  1. Shaped like the blade of a sickle; crescent-shaped.
a sickle moon
Etymology: Old English sicol


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