Sheathe Definition

shēth
sheathed, sheathes, sheathing
verb
sheathes
To put into a sheath or scabbard.
Webster's New World
To enclose in or protect with a case or covering.
Wood sheathed with tin.
Webster's New World
To retract (claws)
Webster's New World
To thrust (a sword, knife, etc.) into flesh.
Webster's New World

To encase something with a protective covering.

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Antonyms:
unsheathe
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Origin of Sheathe

  • Middle English schethen from schethe sheath sheath

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

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