AskDefine | Define sheathe

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sheathe

Verb

1 cover with a protective sheathing; "sheathe her face"
2 enclose with a sheath; "sheathe a sword" [ant: unsheathe]
3 plunge or bury (a knife or sword) in flesh

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  1. To put something, such as a knife, into a sheath
  2. To encase something with a protective covering

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