Some bore ale and beer, and some bundles of bowstrings or sheaves of arrows.
They were stationary, and it was necessary to bring the sheaves to them.
Then he was put in a box stall and given three sheaves of oats.
One man did the cradling and another the gathering and the binding into sheaves.
This kind of machinery, revolving with three sheaves, is called a trispast.
The blocks used have each three rows of sheaves side by side.
Spring had vanished and the sheaves were ripening in the fields.
The women reaped the Corn, and the men bound up the sheaves.
The fields were dotted with sheaves of grain, and the farmers were hastening to gather them in.
Their weeping seed-sowing was followed by rejoicing, bringing their sheaves with them.