Examples of sheathe in a Sentence
sometimes shipbuilders sheathe a ship's bottom with copper for extra protection from barnacles and other threats
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There was a time when a travel pillow meant an inflatable donut sheathed in scratchy plastic.
Two of the GIs hauling the boat downstream are shirtless, their bayonets sheathed at their belts.
The upper floor facing the surrounding streets will be sheathed by corrugated stainless steel.
The lipsticks are conceived as a sophisticated and lasting possession: the formula (free of endocrine disrupters and allergens) is refillable, and each tube is sheathed in double-tanned calf’s leather to promote durability.
Although the house is sheathed with cedar logs, the frame underneath is conventional construction, but on 2-by-6 studs rather than 2-by-4.
The lobby itself is sheathed in an attractively sleek wall of coated glass, which can become transparent or opaque depending on the level of sunlight.
For bait, the Canadian government spent $63 million on a 130,000-square-foot, Jenga-like museum complex sheathed in copper and glass called Remai Modern.
The building will be sheathed in marble from quarries north of Athens —the same vein of marble that was used to build the Parthenon.
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Origin and Etymology of sheathe
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Related Wordsapparel, array, clothe, dress, garb, robe; side, skin; embosom, embower, embrace, encase, enclose (also inclose), encompass, enshroud, envelop, enwrap, invest, lap, mantle, shroud, surround, swathe, veil, wrap; blanket, overlay, overspread
Near Antonymsbare, denude, expose, strip; unswathe
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