Definition of sheaf
- a sheaf of papers
contends that casino gambling would generate a sheaf of social problems for the state
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
: a bunch of stalks and ears of grain that are tied together after being cut
: a group of things fastened together
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