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sheathe

sheathe

 
 
pronunciation:
shith
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: sheathed, sheathes, sheathing
definition 1: to put (a sword, knife, or the like) into a sheath.
When he was sure that his attacker had fled, the knight sheathed his sword.
definition 2: to enclose or encase in a protective covering.