Examples of sheath in a Sentence
the sheath of a sword
a piece of wire covered with a plastic sheath
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The ailment destroys the protective sheath surrounding the brain’s neurons—known as myelin—and if left untreated can lead to blindness, seizures, loss of muscle control and dementia.
Among the spears, lances, daggers, swords, sharp hatpins, atlatls, sabers and arrows in the Milwaukee Public Museum's new exhibit is an ordinary looking Remington hunting knife and its leather sheath.
While the trend evokes the mod silver sheaths crafted by Paco Rabanne in the 1960s, this time around, the metallic is less conspicuously trendy.
That means an extensive collection of neutral blazers and sheath dresses.
The sword's sheath was also made of wood, and all that remains of it is its bronze tip.
Forget Dorothy's ruby red slippers, model Hilary Rhoda went full on glamour in a sequined, crimson Dolce & Gabbana sheath at the Artwalk NY Benefit for the Coalition for the Homeless.
Finally at peak bloom, the purple, velvety petal sheath opens up like an inverted umbrella to reveal the beige spadix at the center.
On the carpet, Laura Harrier paired a mini glitter-ball sheath with Mary Janes.
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Synonymsarmor, capsule, casing, cocoon, cover, covering, encasement, housing, hull, husk, jacket, pod, 1case, shell
Related Wordscartridge, cassette (also casette); bark, crust; carapace, house, mail, panoply, plate, plating, shield; cuticle, hide, skin; envelope, package, wrapper; backing, coating, coverture, facing
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