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Language: Old English
Origin: sceaf

sheaf

noun
     
Related topics: Crops
sheaf plural sheaves [countable]
1 several pieces of paper held or tied together
sheaf of
He laid a sheaf of documents on the desk.
2TAC a bunch of wheat, corn etc tied together after it has been cut

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