Noun(1) a protective covering (as for a knife or sword(2) an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part(3) a dress suitable for formal occasions
(1) The anger was beginning to show as he took his sword from its sheath and positioned the blade so that it was at the guard's neck.(2) One of the robbers produced a commando style knife with an eight inch blade from a leather sheath , which he brandished towards the victim, ordering him to hand over his watch.(3) I pulled the sword out of the sheath , the silver blade glittering in the moonlight.(4) They travel to the brain and mount an assault on a substance called myelin, which acts as a protective sheath around nerve fibers.(5) The vascular bundle is surrounded by a sclerenchymatic sheath and parenchyma with chloroplasts.(6) A belt that held the sheath of a sword was at his waist, without blade, and his heavy dark gray tunic was tied at his neck and covering most of his body.(7) He removed the sword from its gleaming sheath and stared at the blade.(8) Drawing the sword free of the sheath she inspected the blade.(9) The system includes a deflection device and a sheath and optionally uses a guidewire.(10) There was a brown leather belt tied around her waist and it had a place for a dagger sheath and a sword sheath .(11) At the last possible moment the boy pulled a Bowie knife out of its sheath on his belt and deflected the sword.(12) The tendon, whose protective sheath ruptured Sept.26, runs around the back of his ankle.(13) The neurological condition is incurable and occurs when the protective sheath surrounding the nerve fibres in the brain and spinal cord is damaged.(14) Shaking his head at the stupidity of his thoughts, he pulled the sword from its sheath and swung the blade experimentally.(15) Each wore a knife, tied around the waist by a strip of plain leather, and sheathed in a simple sheath of the same brown leather.(16) Films of silica act like the plastic sheath on copper cable, since silica is insulating.
(1) sheath dress :: skede rok
1. scabbard ::
2. covering ::
3. case ::
4. cocktail dress ::
Different Formssheath, sheathes, sheaths
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