[Spellyans] sickle/scythe

Nicholas Williams njawilliams at gmail.com
Fri Nov 6 19:27:16 GMT 2009


A billhook is like a sickle in that it is held in one hand. Its blade
is more or less straight. I have seen billhooks used to clear rank
growth.

Nicholas

On 11/6/09, Owen Cook <owen.e.cook at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have used both scythe and sickle. They are very different and should
>  > not be confused.
>  > Falgh and Fals refer to the scythe, not the sickle.
>  >
>  > Nicholas
>
>
> And a billhook is something in between, as I understand it (?). Mostly
>  used in viticulture.
>
>
>  ~~Owen
>
>
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