Sentence Examples


  • She heard the sound of a weapon scraping a scabbard behind her and turned.
  • He jerked a rifle from its scabbard and swung it around with one arm, firing it into the air.
  • The Stromateidae, or pomfrets, resemble the dory, a Mediterranean form, and extend to China and the Pacific. The sword fishes, Xiphiidae, the lancet fishes, Acanthuridae, and the scabbard fishes, Trichuridae, are distributed through the seas of south Asia.
  • The knights then dressed him in distinctive garments, and they then mounted their horses and rode to the hall where the candidate was to receive knighthood; his future squire was to ride before him bareheaded bearing his sword by the point in its scabbard with his spurs hanging from its hilt.
  • An example once thought to be of Belgic origin is a handsome sword scabbard ( fn.

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