from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of sheath.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Povided with, or inclosed in, sheath.
- adj. Invested by a sheath, or cylindrical membranaceous tube, which is the base of the leaf, as the stalk or culm in grasses; vaginate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Put into a sheath; incased in a sheath, as a sword; specifically, in bot., zoöl., and anatomy, having a sheath; put in or capable of being withdrawn into a sheath; invaginated; vaginate.
- Covered with sheathing or thin material, inside or outside.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. enclosed in a protective covering; sometimes used in combination
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There were those who looked at horror in the eye and decided that the most reasonable course of action was to drink themselves into a stupor, sheathed from the unacceptable by smoke and alcohol.
His sword sheathed, the Erl King signaled for the horn.
The Nyueng Bao squatted not far away, sword sheathed across his back, waiting, a ragged little man who did not look dangerous at all.
His sword sheathed, Ariakas felt for the top step with his foot while he balanced with his hands against the walls.
His hand swept back to the Sword sheathed at the bedside and the blade flashed into the air.
He also left his knife and sword sheathed and held out his empty hands.
The wizard was walking toward him, the sword sheathed and cradled in his arms.
Sword sheathed, Achilles steps into the empty circle.
The crimson sword-sash which bore his sword sheathed in a scabbard of gold flashing with jewels, completed in his own dress the tricolor of France.
Oh, a man should be ashamed to live who has seen such things, and who keeps his sword sheathed while one of your Indian family -- brothers or children -- remains alive!
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