Examples of sheath in a Sentence
the sheath of a sword
a piece of wire covered with a plastic sheath
Recent Examples of sheath from the Web
The firm stalks were cloaked in sheaths of pleasantly salty and crunchy batter, nicely counterbalanced by small plops of slightly sweet jumbo crab meat.
There was also a knife sheath on a music stand, but no knife in it.
Variations on the simple white sheath brought glamour to Laura Dern, 51, and Jane Fonda, 80.
One of the sheaths carries a stent graft that surgeons can place inside the aorta.
The alternative, as showcased by a few other cabinet secretaries, seemed to be overexposure by way of dubious usage of private jets, undisclosed conflicts of interest and posing in front of sheaths of paper currency.
Symptoms like foggy thinking and trouble walking, which Davis experienced, happen because multiple sclerosis attacks the protective sheath (myelin) that covers nerve fibers.
Lead cables to the rear and fasten the sheaths to the frame.
First up was a high-necked sheath dress with scalloped lace hem, sparkly embellishment and silver triple-strap sandals that seemed to be a bit of a squeeze for the dancer.
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SHEATH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sheath for English Language Learners
: a cover for the blade of a knife, sword, etc.
: a protective covering
: a close-fitting dress that does not usually have a belt
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