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English definition of “sheathe”

sheathe

verb [T]     /ʃiːð/
to put a knife back inside its sheathWrapping, packing and loading literary to cover something in a thick or protective layer of a substance: The landscape was sheathed in ice.Enclosing, surrounding and immersing
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