How did they keep lawns trim in the days before lawnmowers? | Notes and queries

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How did they cut broad swathes of grass – country house lawns, cricket fields etc – before the days of mechanical lawnmowers? Surely a scythe wouldn’t provide a neat enough finish.

Jan Fleming, Manchester

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