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See definition of scabbard on Dictionary.com
  • as incase
  • as insheath
  • as insheath

synonyms for scabbard

  • coat
  • capsule
  • case
  • dress
  • envelope
  • skin
  • wrapper
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How to use scabbard in a sentence

A leather swordbelt, gold-embroidered at the edges, carried a long steel-halted rapier in a leather scabbard chaped with steel.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Nevertheless, he was girt with a sword in a ragged scabbard hanging from a frayed and shabby belt of leather.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
"I want you to whip this malapert with your sword-scabbard," roared the old patrician, pale with anger.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
I had half drawn my sword from its scabbard, but I returned it: I made an inward determination as to his fate, and I kept it.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
"One seems to be the scabbard, the other the blade," whispered Albert de Gondi in her ear.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
The sword leaped from its scabbard, its keen blade gleaming in the air as Lieutenant Hal made a swift cut about him.
UNCLE SAM'S BOYS AS LIEUTENANTSH. IRVING HANCOCK
"Now, keep your distance," warned the Army boy, coolly returning his sword to its scabbard.
UNCLE SAM'S BOYS AS LIEUTENANTSH. IRVING HANCOCK
Drawing his own sabre from its scabbard, he pointed to a stain on it, saying, "This is the blood of an Englishman."
NAPOLEON'S YOUNG NEIGHBORHELEN LEAH REED
He may keep it well sheathed, but after a while the edge eats through the scabbard and cuts him.
A YANKEE FROM THE WESTOPIE READ
Anyway, I put the helmet on my head and took the sword out of the scabbard.
FOUR DAYSHETTY HEMENWAY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

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