[ noun ] a protective covering for a knife or sword
Used in print(Raymond C. Binder et al., editors, Proceedings...)
This energy transfer depends_on the current , the temperature in the arc column , the anode material , and the conditions in the anode sheath .(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)
Grabbing his Winchester from its sheath , Cook prepared to fight from behind the arroyo bank .
[ noun ] an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part
Used in print(J. W. C. Hagstrom et al., "Debilitating muscular...)
In February , 1959 , during the second admission to The New_York_Hospital , a biopsy specimen of the left gastrocnemius showed striking increase in the sarcolemmal sheath nuclei and shrunken muscle_fibers in several sections .
[ noun ] (clothing) a dress suitable for formal occasions
Used in print(Jane Gilmore Rushing, "Against the Moon,"...)
Carrying it to the living_room , she imagined the picture she made : tall and roundly slim , a_bit sophisticated in her yellow sheath , with a graceful swingy walk that she had learned as a twirler with the school band .