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Definitions of sheath:

part of speech: noun

A case for a sword or other long instrument: a scabbard: any thin defensive covering: a membrane covering a stem or branch: the wingcase of an insect.

part of speech: verb

To put into a scabbard or case; to protect with any exterior covering or membrane; to cover with sheets of copper, & c., as a ship's bottom.

part of speech: noun

A case for a sword or knife; a scabbard; any covering, as of a leaf, like such a case in shape.

part of speech: noun

A case for a sword or suchlike instrument; a scabbard; in bot., a petiole when it embraces the branch from which it springs, as in grasses; the wing- case of an insect.

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