Isle of Skye, Scotland. A cas chrom, or crooked foot, was a farming tool that was particularly suitable to certain areas of the Isle of Skye because of the broken and rocky ground. The tool consisted of a strong piece of wood, about 6ft long, which was bent near to the lower end. It had a flat wooden head and a sharp piece of iron at the cutting edge. A piece of wood protruded from the shaft on the right hand side. This was so that the person using the cas chrom could use the foot to force the blade into the ground.
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