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sheathe

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Weapons
sheathesheathe /ʃiːð/ verb [transitive] literary 🔊 🔊 1 PMWCOVERto put a knife or sword into a sheath 🔊 He sheathed his sword.2 be sheathed in/with something
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sheatheHe was sheathed in a blue body stocking which had yellow stripes running from his armpits to his ankles.Its walls and floor were sheathed in gypsum slabs, whilst its ceiling was painted blue and supported by a gypsum pillar.No weapons were visible, although Alexei guessed that a dagger was sheathed in Jotan's sleeve.The bottom was sheathed with a brass alloy called Muntz metal.
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Verb table
sheathe
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysheathe
he, she, itsheathes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysheathed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave sheathed
he, she, ithas sheathed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad sheathed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill sheathe
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have sheathed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam sheathing
he, she, itis sheathing
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you, we, theyare sheathing
Past
I, he, she, itwas sheathing
you, we, theywere sheathing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been sheathing
he, she, ithas been sheathing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been sheathing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be sheathing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been sheathing
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