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Sheath vs. Scabbard

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Sheathnoun

A scabbard; a holster for a sword.

Scabbardnoun

The sheath of a sword.

Sheathnoun

Anything that has a similar shape to a scabbard for a sword that is for the purpose of holding an object that is longer than it is wide; a case.

Scabbardverb

To put an object (especially a sword) into its scabbard.

Sheathnoun

The insulating outer cover of an electrical cable.

Scabbardnoun

The case in which the blade of a sword, dagger, etc., is kept; a sheath.

‘Nor in thy scabbard sheathe that famous blade.’;

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Sheathnoun

A tight-fitting dress.

Scabbardverb

To put in a scabbard.

Sheathnoun

(British) A condom.

Scabbardnoun

a sheath for a sword or dagger or bayonet

Sheathnoun

The foreskin of certain animals, e.g. dogs and horses.

Scabbardnoun

a sheath for the blade of a sword or dagger, typically made of leather or metal

‘a ceremonial sword hung at his side in a gilded scabbard’;

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Sheathnoun

The base of a leaf when sheathing or investing a stem or branch, as in grasses.

Scabbardnoun

a sheath for a gun or other weapon or tool.

Sheathnoun

One of the elytra of an insect.

Scabbard

A scabbard is a sheath for holding a sword, knife, or other large blade. As well, rifles may be stored in a scabbard by horse riders.

Sheathverb

To put an object (especially a weapon, in particular, a sword) into its sheath.

Sheathnoun

A case for the reception of a sword, hunting knife, or other long and slender instrument; a scabbard.

‘The dead knight's sword out of his sheath he drew.’;

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Sheathnoun

Any sheathlike covering, organ, or part.

Sheathnoun

a protective covering for a knife or sword

Sheathnoun

an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part

Sheathnoun

a dress suitable for formal occasions

Sheathnoun

a close-fitting cover for the blade of a knife or sword.

Sheathnoun

a structure in living tissue which closely envelops another

‘the fatty sheath around nerve fibres’;

Sheathnoun

a protective covering around an electric cable.

Sheathnoun

a woman's close-fitting dress.

Sheathnoun

a condom.

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