"sheathe" Definition

  1. v. t. To put into a sheath, case, or scabbard; to inclose or cover with, or as with, a sheath or case.
  2. v. t. To fit or furnish, as with a sheath.
  3. v. t. To case or cover with something which protects, as thin boards, sheets of metal, and the like; as, to sheathe a ship with copper.
  4. v. t. To obtund or blunt, as acrimonious substances, or sharp particles.

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Position in dictionary: 89903 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., v. t., v. t., v. t.,
Words that start with "sheathe": 3
Words that end with "sheathe": 4
Words that contain "sheathe": 7
Next words in dictionary: sheathed, sheather, sheathfish, sheathing, sheathless, sheathy, sheating, sheave, sheaved, sheaves
Previous words in dictionary: sheathbill, sheath-winged, sheath, sheatfish, shearwater, sheartail, shears, shearn, shearmen, shearman

English Dictionary Definition of sheathe

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