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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A dress suitable for formal occasions; A protective covering for a knife or sword; An enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part.

Usage examples (33)
  • The neck is clothed with a very strong fibrous sheath.
  • Most likely, the term sheath is just another case of your typical Texan malapropism.
  • It got pinched and the protective sheath is broken.
  • Wreathes of cables the myelin sheath of a once-living machine. for more
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