Origin: ME scabarde, earlier scauberc < Anglo-Fr escaubers (pl.) < ? OHG scar, sword, cutting tool (akin to shear) + bergan, to hide, protect: see bury
See scabbard in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English scauberc, scabbard
Origin: , from Old French escauberc
Origin: , possibly of Germanic origin; see sker-1 in Indo-European roots.
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