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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of unsheathe.

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Examples

  • A soldier nervously sheaths and unsheathes his short sword; the solider next to him steadies his hand.

    X, Chapter 3: Morowitz

  • Dressed in traditional Japanese robes, Richard Sung unsheathes his 550-year-old sword in a large industrial room in Hong Kong.

    Sharpening the Mind With a Sword

  • I could wreak SUCH havoc with the notion that, every time Wolverine unsheathes his claws, he also turns into a pretty girl.

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  • Â He unsheathes the Sword of Nacht, and the Unbound suddenly scream as one, as the spell, powered by his own courage, rips out of Nightmaster, boiling his very blood.

    Shadowpact #22 | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • What I waited for in vain was the clinching moment when he unsheathes his sword and sets loose his rage.

    Knocking Shakespeare Out of the Park

  • He unsheathes a knife and Nara stumbles backwards into the bathroom, The killer, wearing a black mask, rushes at Nara and stabs her several times, leaving her to die on the bathroom floor.

    Dead@17 (2007)

  • His Lordship, having had in mind something a bit more, shall we say, upbeat, unsheathes his sword and is about to lop off the head of the impertinent divine.

    ‘Losing Mum and Pup’

  • [Quietly but quick as lightning, half-unsheathes a narrow-bladed sharp knife which she carried in her breast, and asks in a hoarse whisper.]

    When We Dead Awaken

  • [Quietly but quick as lightning, half-unsheathes a narrow-bladed sharp knife which she carried in her breast, and asks in a hoarse whisper.]

    When We Dead Awaken

  • The king pockets the phone and unsheathes his second knife.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

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