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Verb: sheathe  sheedh
  1. Cover with a protective sheathing
    "sheathe her face"
     
  2. Enclose with a sheath
    "sheathe a sword"
     
  3. Plunge or bury (a knife or sword) in flesh

Derived forms: sheathes, sheathed, sheathing

Type of: cover, enclose, enfold, envelop, enwrap, immerse, plunge, wrap

Antonym: unsheathe