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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Two of the GIs hauling the boat downstream are shirtless, their bayonets sheathed at their belts.
Residents will have access to a rooftop clubhouse with a spa overlooking downtown at the corner of Park and F (and sheathed in metal to resemble a water tower).
Sheathed in silvery glass, with alternating stacks of balconies accentuating its sculptural identity, the tower promises to work as both a stand-alone object and a part of the cityscape.
Two centuries ago, almost every roof in the parish was sheathed in wood shingles or shakes.
There was a time when a travel pillow meant an inflatable donut sheathed in scratchy plastic.
Unlike a curtain-wall tower sheathed entirely in glass, with floor-to-ceiling windows, Viñoly’s design gives you a ready sense of the massive structure that is holding you aloft.
His colleagues, meanwhile, have reportedly sheathed their daggers, having determined that Priebus is essentially harmless.
The building, sheathed in golden glass, will get a new lobby with Italian marble, updated corridors, new bathrooms, new lighting and new landscaping.
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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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