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 sword's sheath was also made of wood, and all that remains of it is its bronze tip.
That means an extensive collection of neutral blazers and sheath dresses.
Even if the sheaths are indeed fossils, there’s still the unresolved issue of their age.
The pink sheath was from her own Ivanka Trump label and retailed for $158.
While the trend evokes the mod silver sheaths crafted by Paco Rabanne in the 1960s, this time around, the metallic is less conspicuously trendy.
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.
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.
Some patients with diabetes have received pig pancreas cells, hidden in a sort of sheath so the immune system will not reject them.
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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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