Thesaurus / sheathing

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Another peculiar feature of the Cat family is the power of sheathing their talons.

"So ends our quarrel, then," said Aylward, sheathing his sword.

The White CompanyArthur Conan Doyle

Tongue and groove joint; used in flooring and for sheathing.

Carpentry and WoodworkEdwin W. Foster

They are very small, either separate or in clusters; and each flower or cluster has a dry, sheathing bract at its base.

Field and Woodland PlantsWilliam S. Furneaux

“I am fairly entrapped,” he said, sheathing his sword, and advancing towards them.

Guy FawkesWilliam Harrison Ainsworth

She had, however, lost a considerable amount of sheathing from the bows, and had become very leaky from the blows received.

Captain CookW.H.G. Kingston

“I watched you,” said he, sheathing the weapon, as if he had changed his mind about the use of it.

Claim Number OneGeorge W. (George Washington) Ogden

The whisper of love and the oath of despair,—a few inches of sheathing alone divided them.

Woven with the ShipCyrus Townsend Brady

"Yes, yes," the Cuban answered, sheathing the knife and thrusting it into his belt.

RomanceJoseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer

Lastly, the copper is often reduced into sheets, for the sheathing of ships, and many other purposes.

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