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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The building was to be sheathed in marble from quarries north of Athens, the vein of marble used to build the Parthenon.
And Nola paints a portrait of the Obama family, their faces sheathed in smiles.
Two centuries ago, almost every roof in the parish was sheathed in wood shingles or shakes.
The walls in the master bath are sheathed in a Cole & Son wallpaper, available through Lee Jofa.
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.
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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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