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Definition of sheathe verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they sheathe
    he / she / it sheathes
    past simple sheathed
    -ing form sheathing
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  1. 1sheathe something (literary) to put a knife or sword into a sheath
  2. 2[usually passive] sheathe something (in/with something) to cover something in a material, especially in order to protect it
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: sheathe