Examples of sheathe in a sentence
sometimes shipbuilders sheathe a ship's bottom with copper for extra protection from barnacles and other threats
Origin and Etymology of sheathe
Middle English shethen, from shethe sheath
First Known Use: 15th century
SHEATHE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sheathe for English Language Learners
: to put (something, such as a sword) into a sheath
: to cover (something) with something that protects it
SHEATHE Defined for Kids
Definition of sheathe for Students
1 : to put into a sheath Sheathe your sword.
2 : to cover with something that protects The ship's bottom is sheathed with copper.
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