Definitions

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  • adj. Furnished or provided with a sickle.
  • v. Past participle of sickle

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Furnished with a sickle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Furnished with or bearing a sickle.

Etymologies

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sickle (“farm implement”) +‎ -ed

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See sickle (verb)

Examples

  • I've come to Clovertown by chance, by the sickled rind of a watermelon, minute by minute, & you have to believe me.

    Clovertown

  • This refers to painful and unwanted erections, which occur because sickled red blood cells cause blood to be trapped in the vessels of the penis.

    Diagnosing and treating sickle cell disease

  • Moalem uses a few big examples to support the idea that some long-term diseases can provide short-term benefit -- hemochromatosis as a way or warding off bacterial infection, diabetes as a defense against frostbite, and thalassemia, sickled cells, and G6PD deficiency as protection from malaria.

    Survival of the Sickest

  • We do know that the distorted shape of sickled cells is recognized as abnormal by the spleen, and the cells are destroyed more quickly than usual, leading to anemia.

    The Edge of Evolution

  • They stood beside their small anvils beating out the sickled knives, the spear and arrowheads, shaping the earrings and bracelets of gold for their tiny women.

    Dwellers in the Mirage

  • And around her was another ring of the golden pygmies, arrows at readiness, sickled knives in hand.

    Dwellers in the Mirage

  • Cloud shadows and pale sunlight sickled across immensities of sallow grass.

    The Boat of a Million Years

  • He went down to the Meole Brook, down the bleached slopes of the pease-fields, from which the haulms had long since been sickled and taken in for stable-bedding, leaving the white stubble to be ploughed into the ground for the next year's crop.

    An Excellent Mystery

  • Sunlight sickled through an oval port, across the bulkhead as the ship rolled, touching bronze candlesticks, woven tapestry, a primitive sextant, charts and navigation tables inscribed on parchment.

    Ensign Flandry

  • Crossing rough paddy fields, I trudged over sickled stumps of the prickly plant and mounds of dried clay.

    Autobiography of a Yogi

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