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It measures in at 7 and ¼ inches in length, and includes a wooden sheath for easy storage and protection.
The Datto complaisantly allowed me to draw it from the sheath and pass it round to my friends.
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.
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
Trenchefer crept halfway from the sheath, as he turned, unfolding his mighty hands.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
So saying, the traveler drew his saber from its sheath, and Nadia threw herself before Michael.
MICHAEL STROGOFFJULES VERNE
Then from its embossed sheath Napoleon drew a wonderful sword with a handle in the shape of a golden fleur-de-lis.

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