Etymology
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sheathe (v.)

c. 1400, "furnish (a sword, etc.) with a sheath," from sheath (q.v.). Meaning "put (a sword, etc.) in a sheath" is attested from early 15c. Related: Sheathed; sheathing.

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Definitions of sheathe

sheathe (v.)
cover with a protective sheathing;
sheathe her face
sheathe (v.)
enclose with a sheath;
sheathe a sword
sheathe (v.)
plunge or bury (a knife or sword) in flesh;
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