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  • n. Plural form of sheather.


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  • Farther on, the dry docks, where large vessels were laid low on their sides till their yards dipped in the water; they were singed with thorn - bushes to free them of sea weed; there rose an odour of pitch, and the deafening clatter of the sheathers coppering the bottoms with broad sheets of yellow metal.

    Tartarin of Tarascon


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