sheth

noun

ˈsheth
plural -s
1
: a number of rows (as of galleries in a mine or furrows in a field) at right angles to similar rows which they intersect or adjoin
2
: one of the bars forming a framework (as of a wagon)
3

Word History

Etymology

Middle English; akin to Old English scēath sheath

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“Sheth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sheth. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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