Scabbard Definition

skăbərd
scabbards
noun
A sheath or case to hold the blade of a sword, dagger, etc.
Webster's New World
A sheath or holder for carrying a rifle.
Webster's New World
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verb
To put into a scabbard; sheathe.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Scabbard

Noun

Singular:
scabbard
Plural:
scabbards

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

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