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Definition of sheaf noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    sheaf

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ʃif//
     
    (pl. sheaves
    NAmE//ʃivz//
     
    )
     
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  1. 1a number of pieces of paper tied or held together He waved a sheaf of documents at me.
  2. 2a bunch of wheat tied together after being cut
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: sheaf