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  • nouncase
  • nouncovering

synonyms for sheath

  • covering
  • cover
  • scabbard
  • sheathing
  • spathe
  • wrapping
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How to use sheath in a sentence

Inside the branches, the trunk and big roots, an actively growing sheath surrounds the inner ghost plumbing.
THE FIRST STEP IN USING TREES TO SLOW CLIMATE CHANGE: PROTECT THE TREES WE HAVESUSAN MILIUSJULY 13, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Each season, this whole sheath adds a layer of carbon-capturing tissue from root to crown.
THE FIRST STEP IN USING TREES TO SLOW CLIMATE CHANGE: PROTECT THE TREES WE HAVESUSAN MILIUSJULY 13, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
They can essentially shut down for months or even years at a time, and one species can ride out dry spells in a protective mucus sheath.
SALAMANDERS HAVE A SECRET TO SURVIVING CLIMATE CHANGEBENJI JONESJUNE 17, 2021VOX
It measures in at 7 and ¼ inches in length, and includes a wooden sheath for easy storage and protection.
BEST ICE PICK: A VERSATILE WINTER TOOL FOR CAMPING AND MOREPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The Datto complaisantly allowed me to draw it from the sheath and pass it round to my friends.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Whipping the long, keen blade from its sheath, Marius bore down upon the rash meddler.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Tail truncated, spine on the side of the tail very distinct, imbedded in a sheath.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
He saw a large sheath-knife, and secured that in his own belt; then he took a mouthful of wine, and went to his post.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
He was trying to 286 work the knife from its sheath before I could force him backward or break his neck.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
Sure it is, that had Trenchefer and Godfrey's sword and Musa's cimeter left sheath, there had been another tale.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
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WORDS RELATED TO SHEATH

  • bulletproof vest
  • defense
  • guard
  • mail
  • plate
  • protection
  • security
  • sheath
  • shield
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