scabbard
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈskæb.əd/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈskæb.ɚd/
Noun

scabbard (plural scabbards)

  1. The sheath of a sword.
    • 1918, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Land That Time Forgot Chapter IX
      I had had to discard my rifle before I commenced the rapid descent of the cliff, so that now I was armed only with a hunting knife, and this I whipped from its scabbard as Kho leaped toward me.
Translations Verb

scabbard (scabbards, present participle scabbarding; past and past participle scabbarded)

  1. To put an object (especially a sword) into its scabbard.
    Suddenly he scabbarded his sabre.



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