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  • as inpackage
  • as instack
  • as inhaystack
  • as inbunch
  • as inpulley

synonyms for sheaves

  • bag
  • bottle
  • box
  • bundle
  • container
  • kit
  • packet
  • parcel
  • amalgamation
  • assortment
  • baggage
  • bale
  • batch
  • bunch
  • burden
  • can
  • carton
  • combination
  • crate
  • load
  • lot
  • luggage
  • pack
  • pile
  • sack
  • sheaf
  • stack
  • suitcase
  • tin
  • trunk
  • unit
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How to use sheaves in a sentence

Sometimes dumb-bells, compact sheaves of fine needles, and irregular rhizome forms are seen (Fig. 40).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
No additional feed-water was required during an ordinary day's work to thrash 1500 sheaves of wheat with 168 lbs.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
At the foot of the mainmast on each side is a brass fair-lead fitted with ten or twelve sheaves (figs. 13 and 14).
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They were of elm, with lignum vit roller sheaves, and were bound inside with iron, and had swivel eyes.
LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP 'TITANIC'BRITISH GOVERNMENT
Great sheaves of shadow and darkness are gathered up, trembling in the far depths of the sky.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
Through the tent flap I have an excellent view of the haystacks and the stack of oat sheaves.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
Where the battlements had once frowned, now stood sheaves of smiling corn, golden and nodding in the wind and the sun.
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
The blocks used have each three rows of sheaves side by side.
TEN BOOKS ON ARCHITECTUREVITRUVIUS
This kind of machinery, revolving with three sheaves, is called a trispast.
TEN BOOKS ON ARCHITECTUREVITRUVIUS
Meanwhile, ripe sheaves ready to yield the wheat of wisdom under the flails of discussion lie untouched.
THE OLD WORLD IN THE NEWEDWARD ALSWORTH ROSS
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