1. (n.) tool used for cutting crops such as grass or wheat, with a long curved blade at the end of a pole attatched to which are two short handles.
Also, reaping tool carried by the Grim Reaper.
2. (v.) move through something rapidly and forcefully, or, to harvest with a scythe.
3. my name (completely serious)
Substitute teacher: "How do you pronounce that?"
Me: "Scythe, as in the tool."
Sub.: "Is that a nickname?"