A sickle, toothed like a saw, is used for reaping.
An old sickle mower and rake with their high metal seats were the only items she recognized.
To the right and high up in the sky was the sickle of the waning moon and opposite to it hung that bright comet which was connected in Pierre's heart with his love.
They radiate from a point within the Sickle of Leo and are termed Leonids.
"Men of Kufa," he said, "I see before me heads ripe for the sickle, and the reaper - I am he.