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See What Can Be Done is mostly cultural criticism: a scabbard sheathing 34 years’ worth of American media, from Nora Ephron’s Heartburn to the 2016 election, but studded, here and there, with gem-dense personal essay.
The swords may never have been pulled out of their leather scabbards since being unearthed.
The second sword found in the next room was intact, though missing its handle and scabbard.
Saraiva grabs a 45-centimeter machete with ENTOMOLOGIA on the scabbard.
Its scabbard is gold and black leather with 15 diamonds.
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SCABBARD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scabbard for English Language Learners
: a protective case for a sword that covers the blade
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