Reaping



[reep] /rip/

verb (used with object)
1.
to cut (wheat, rye, etc.) with a sickle or other implement or a machine, as in harvest.
2.
to gather or take (a crop, harvest, etc.).
3.
to get as a return, recompense, or result:
to reap large profits.
verb (used without object)
4.
to reap a crop, harvest, etc.
/riːp/
verb
1.
to cut or harvest (a crop), esp corn, from (a field or tract of land)
2.
(transitive) to gain or get (something) as a reward for or result of some action or enterprise
v.

“to cut grain with a hook or sickle,” Old English reopan, Mercian form of ripan “to reap,” related to Old English ripe “ripe” (see ripe). Related: Reaped; reaping.

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