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an edge tool for cutting grass

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cut with a scythe

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Conservationist and scything instructor Jeremy Hastings added: "I've got quite a bit of demand, large organisations are getting interested - and really Poldark has kicked it off.
Scything uses only human power, and, in addition to helping with yard chores, provides a great abdominal and leg workout.
This aspect of scything cannot be overemphasized: Hacking at the grass puts unnecessary strain not only on the mower, but on the delicately engineered scythe.
Scything through the field in the straight, he produced his mount with a withering late run between horses to seize the pounds 100,000-plus first prize in the final 100 yards.
Chris Harris, with a scything angled drive, and Ade Fisher's spiralling cross shot gave Martin Ascroft's men a cosy cushion and though Dave Aston's far post header cut the deficit, Wayne Pulford restored the two-goal cushion for Sphinx, who entertain Brocton io the Combination tonight.
Chris Armstrong then had two chances to make the game safe in the second-half, before Lawrence was sent off after scything down new Barnsley signing Michael Boulding.
Scything through the outskirts of Paris, the Grande Axe connects the western suburbs with the city centre.
Maybe it was the Tory Party winning a general election, or the world deal on climate change, or possibly an actor who indulged in a spot of topless scything.
Learning proper scything technique is critical as well, or you'll wear yourself out quickly and become frustrated.
Bosses said they were shocked at the frenzy when Aidan, 32, who plays Ross Poldark, stripped to the waist for a scything scene in the first series.
Six million viewers watched Aidan strip off for a scything scene in series one.
It will be an opportunity to learn the traditional country skill of scything.
The 23-year-old (right) scored two fine long-range goals, either side of Bournemouth having Neil Young sent off for scything down Jack Lester, and then turned provider, crossing for David Prutton to head in the third.
The Wales international was booked in the 29th minute for a scything challenge on Mikele Leigertwood and was fortunate not to earn a second yellow less than 10 minutes later when he brought down Routledge.
The Bees, who play Cambridge University on October 19, finished with a flourish with Aaron Takarangi scything through for an unconverted try after a break from fly-half Mark Woodrow.