ensheathe

verb
en·​sheathe | \ in-ˈshēt͟h How to pronounce ensheathe (audio) , en- \
ensheathed; ensheathing; ensheathes

Definition of ensheathe

transitive verb

: to cover with or as if with a sheath

First Known Use of ensheathe

1593, in the meaning defined above

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“Ensheathe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ensheathe. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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ensheathe

transitive verb
en·​sheathe | \ in-ˈshēt͟h How to pronounce ensheathe (audio) \
ensheathed; ensheathing

Medical Definition of ensheathe

: to cover with or as if with a sheath nerve fibers ensheathed by myelin

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