Sickle with Serrated Edge
“A reaping hook; a curved blade of steel (anciently also of bronze) having the edge on the inner side of the curve, with a short handle or haft, for cutting with the right hand grain or grass which is grasped by the left.” —Whitney, 1889
This sickle has a serrated edge on the inside curve of the blade.
Keywordsgrass, grain, sickle, cutting, cut, steel, sharp, bronze, handle, curve, Reaping, Reap, slice, serrated, serration, curving, grass-knife
William Dwight Whitney, PhD, LLD The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language (New York, NY: The Century Co., 1895) 5611