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sheathing

noun sheath·ing \ˈshē-thiŋ, -thiŋ\

: a protective outer covering

Full Definition of SHEATHING

1
:  the action of one that sheathes something
2
:  material used to sheathe something; especially :  the first covering of boards or of waterproof material on the outside wall of a frame house or on a timber roof
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First Known Use of SHEATHING

15th century

Rhymes with SHEATHING

SHEATHING Defined for Kids

sheathing

noun sheath·ing \ˈshē-thiŋ\

Definition of SHEATHING for Kids

:  material used as a protective covering <waterproof sheathing>

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