sheaf Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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sheafnoun [C]

uk   us   /ʃiːf/ (plural sheaves)
a ​number of things, ​especiallypieces of ​paper or ​plantstems, that are ​held or ​tied together: A ​lawyerwalked in ​carrying a ​whole sheaf ofpapers. The ​corn was ​cut and ​tied in sheaves.
(Definition of sheaf from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sheafnoun [C]

 us   /ʃif/ (plural sheaves  /ʃivz/ )
a ​number of things ​held or ​tied together: A sheaf of ​paperslay on her ​desk. Sheaves of ​drycornstalksleaned against the ​fence.
(Definition of sheaf from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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