Sheather \Sheath"er\, n. One who sheathes. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sheather — This is an occupatinal name, the sheather originally given to a maker of sword slips. The name derives form the Olde English pre 7th Century scaep or sceap meaning a case for a sword . The surname is first recorded at the beginning of the 14th… …   Surnames reference

  • sheather — noun see sheathe …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sheather — See sheathe. * * * …   Universalium

  • sheather — noun a) a person who makes sheaths b) a person who sheathes …   Wiktionary

  • sheather — n. one who puts (a dagger, sword, etc.) into a sheath; one who covers items with a protective coating …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sheather — sheath·er …   English syllables

  • sheather — I. ˈshēthə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English shether, from shethe sheath + er : a maker of sheaths II. ˈshēthə(r), ēthə …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sheather sugar flotation method modified — a method for detecting oocysts of Cryptosporidium in a stool sample; a fecal suspension is mixed with a boiled sugar solution, phenol, and sugar flotation solution and then examined on a slide …   Medical dictionary

  • sheathe — sheather, n. /sheedh/, v.t., sheathed, sheathing. 1. to put (a sword, dagger, etc.) into a sheath. 2. to plunge (a sword, dagger, etc.) in something as if in a sheath. 3. to enclose in or as if in a casing or covering. 4. to cover or provide with …   Universalium

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