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noun (sheaths)
  1. A scabbard; a holster for a sword.
  2. Anything that has a similar shape to a scabbard for a sword that is for the purpose of holding an object that is longer than it is wide; a case.
  3. A tight-fitting dress.
  4. A condom
Translations: 
  • Dutch: huls
  • French: gaine (for a knife), étui
  • German: Hí¼lle
  • Italian: guaina
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: envoltura
verb (sheathes, sheathing, sheathed)
  1. To put an object (especially a weapon, in particular, a sword) into its sheath.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: in de schede steken
  • French: rengainer (weapon)
    (trans-mid)
Etymology: Old English scÄaí


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