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1. sickle

noun. ['ˈsɪkəl'] an edge tool for cutting grass or crops; has a curved blade and a short handle.

Synonyms

  • edge tool
  • reaping hook
  • haft
  • helve

Etymology

  • sicol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Sickle

  • ferronickel
  • vansickel
  • mcnickle
  • mcnichol
  • mcmickle
  • trickle
  • trickel
  • stickle
  • stickel
  • quickel
  • brickle
  • brickell
  • brickel
  • wikel
  • tickle
  • sickel
  • sichel
  • rickel
  • pikul
  • pickle
  • pickell
  • pickel
  • nikkel
  • nicoll
  • nicol
  • nickol
  • nickle
  • nickell
  • nickel
  • nicholl

How do you pronounce sickle?

Pronounce sickle as ˈsɪkəl.

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Sentences with sickle


1. Noun, singular or mass
Having the single expression of the gene for sickle cell does not cause the disease.

Quotes about sickle


1. A SMALL PIECE OF TRUTHI do not carry a sickle or scythe.I only wear a hooded black robe when it's cold.And I don't have those skull-like facial features you seem to enjoy pinning on me from a distance. You want to know what I truly look like? I'll help you out. Find yourself a mirror while I continue.
- Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

2. sickle-cell_disease

noun. a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape.

Synonyms

  • anemia
  • monogenic disorder
  • anaemia
  • crescent-cell anaemia
  • crescent-cell anemia
  • sickle-cell anaemia
  • sickle-cell anemia
  • monogenic disease
  • drepanocytic anemia

3. sickle-cell_anemia

noun. a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape.

Synonyms

  • anemia
  • monogenic disorder
  • anaemia
  • crescent-cell anaemia
  • sickle-cell disease
  • crescent-cell anemia
  • sickle-cell anaemia
  • monogenic disease
  • drepanocytic anemia

4. sickle-shaped

adjective. curved like a sickle.

Synonyms

  • curving
  • curved
  • falcate

Antonyms

  • contour
  • untwisted
  • vertical
  • direct

5. sickle-cell_anaemia

noun. a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape.

Synonyms

  • anemia
  • monogenic disorder
  • anaemia
  • crescent-cell anaemia
  • sickle-cell disease
  • crescent-cell anemia
  • sickle-cell anemia
  • monogenic disease
  • drepanocytic anemia
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