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A scythe is often shown as a symbolic attribute of Time or Death.

A scythe is also the emblem of St Juthwara and St Sidwell, sisters, and reputed British virgin martyrs with cults in the south west of England, St Walstan, an English saint with a local cult in Norfolk among farmers and farm labourers of the Middle Ages, and St Isidore the Farmer.

Subjects: History.

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