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Noun
A structure in living tissue which closely envelops another
“The larva wriggles around for a day or two at this level until a loose sheath of epidermal tissue encloses it.”
Noun
A close-fitting cover for the blade of a knife or sword
“To me there are some jobs a fixed blade knife simply does better, but that means you must have a sheath or some protective package.”
Noun
The sheath of a sword
Noun
A condom
“A rubber sheath placed over the erect penis stops sperm entering the vagina.”
Noun
The external side or surface of something
Noun
A thick covering mass or layer
Verb
To apply a surface or layer to something, especially for protection
Verb
To apply a (thin) layer on the surface of an object
Verb
To enclose (something) in or as if in a capsule
Adjective
Very tight or close-fitting
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