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Word: sheathe

Definition: place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade


Sentences Containing 'sheathe'

Oh, no, he has plunged a thousand daggers into my heart, tragedy weapons, I own, which instead of wounding sheathe their points in their own handles, but daggers which he nevertheless believed to be real and deadly.''
The barber cudgelled Sancho, and Sancho pommelled the barber; Don Luis gave one of his servants, who ventured to catch him by the arm to keep him from escaping, a cuff that bathed his teeth in blood; the Judge took his part; Don Fernando had got one of the officers down and was belabouring him heartily; the landlord raised his voice again calling for help for the Holy Brotherhood; so that the whole inn was nothing but cries, shouts, shrieks, confusion, terror, dismay, mishaps, sword-cuts, fisticuffs, cudgellings, kicks, and bloodshed; and in the midst of all this chaos, complication, and general entanglement, Don Quixote took it into his head that he had been plunged into the thick of the discord of Agramante's camp; and, in a voice that shook the inn like thunder, he cried out: "Hold all, let all sheathe their swords, let all be calm and attend to me as they value their lives!"
The two have been longtime partners, according to him, and Mouse also uses him as a sheathe for his sword as well as a fully functional lute.
``Come, come,''said Andrea,``sheathe your sword, my fine fellow; there is no occasion to make such a fuss, since I give myself up;''and he held out his hands to be manacled.

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