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sheaves

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsheavessheaves /ŹƒiĖvz/ šŸ”Š šŸ”Š x-refthe plural of sheaf
Examples from the Corpus
sheavesā€¢ Fences may also be used for hay, but are not suitable for corn-bound in sheaves.ā€¢ Instead of driving a modern combine harvester, he's using a binder to cut the corn into sheaves.ā€¢ Rows of sacks stood like dark harvest sheaves.ā€¢ Quickly the rows were gathered into sheaves and tied.ā€¢ He was standing in the centre of the corridor with sheaves of documents sprouting from his fists.ā€¢ If so, it doesn't seem to have worked - there's still sheaves of the stuff to come.ā€¢ All night long the ambulances were busy gathering in the sheaves of this fearful harvest.ā€¢ The mowers went out into the little fields of wheat and oats, and the sheaves stood yellow in the stubble.
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