from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cradle for cutting grain. See cradle, n., 4 .


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  • The old heavy, sweat-drawing grain-cradle is slinking into the backwoods, and in its place we have the horse-drawn or steam-drawn harvester that cuts and binds the grain, and even threshes and measures it at one operation.

    Agriculture for Beginners Revised Edition


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