scabbard definition

  • noun:
    • A sheath, as for a dagger or blade.
    • The sheath of a sword.
    • the scenario where knife of a sword, dagger, etc., is held; a sheath.
    • A sheath; especially, a sheath for a sword or any other similar weapon.
    • A mangy, scabby person.
    • In publishing, a scale-board.
    • a sheath for a sword or dagger or bayonet
  • verb-transitive:
    • To put into or furnish with these types of a sheath.
    • to set up a scabbard.
  • others:
    • To sheathe, as a sword.
    • To provide with a scabbard or sheath; make a sheath for.

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