HyperDic: sheathed

English > 1 sense of the word sheathed:
ADJECTIVEallsheathedenclosed in a protective ... / protective covering
sheathed > pronunciation
Soundsshiy'dhd
Rhymesbreathed
English > sheathed: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningenclosed in a protective ... / protective covering; sometimes used in combination.
Examples
  • "his sheathed sword"
  • "the cat's sheathed claws"
  • "a ship's bottom sheathed in copper"
  • "copper-sheathed "
Narrowercased, encased, incasedCovered or protected with or as if with a case
cladHaving an outer covering especially of thin metal
ironcladSheathed in iron plates for protection
podlikeresembling a pod
Oppositeunsheathed, barenot having a protective ... / protective covering
Spanishcubierto, enfundado, envainado, protegido, recubierto

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