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Noun: sheath  sheeth
  1. A protective covering (as for a knife or sword)
  2. An enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part
    - case
  3. A dress suitable for formal occasions
    - cocktail dress

Derived forms: sheaths

Type of: cover, covering, dress, frock, natural covering, protection, protective cover, protective covering

Encyclopedia: Sheath