Scabbard meaning

skăbərd
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A sheath, as for a dagger, sword, or rifle.
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To put into or furnish with such a sheath.
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A sheath or case to hold the blade of a sword, dagger, etc.
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A sheath or holder for carrying a rifle.
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To put into a scabbard; sheathe.
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The sheath of a sword.
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To put an object (especially a sword) into its scabbard.
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Origin of scabbard

  • Middle English scauberc, scabbard from Old French escauberc possibly of Germanic origin sker-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Anglo-Norman escalberc, of Germanic origin. See also hauberk

    From Wiktionary