Definition of Sheathes

1. Verb. (third-person singular of sheathe) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of sheath) ¹

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Definition of Sheathes

1. sheathe [v] - See also: sheathe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheathes

sheath of eyeball
sheath of styloid process
sheath of thyroid gland
sheath pile
sheath process of sphenoid bone
sheath rot
sheathable
sheathbill
sheathbills
sheathe
sheathed
sheathed artery
sheathed cable
sheather
sheathers
sheathes (current term)
sheathfish
sheathier
sheathing
sheathings
sheathless
sheathlike
sheaths
sheaths of vessels
sheathy
sheats
sheave
sheaved
sheaves
sheaving

Literary usage of Sheathes

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1. A Treatise on diseases of the joints by Richard Barwell (1861)
"Tendinous sheathes.—Many of the tendons, chiefly those of the hand and foot, are surrounded by so called sheathes, consisting internally of a fine synovial ..."

2. Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry edited by Epes Sargent (1882)
"... The chiefs eye flashed ; but presently Softened itself, as sheathes A film the mother-eagle's eyo When her bruised eaglet breathes : "You're wounded! ..."

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