Sheathy Sheath"y, a. Forming or resembling a sheath or case. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sheathy — ˈshēthē, ethē adjective ( er/ est) : resembling or having the form of a sheath a sheathy skirt the sheathy silhouette registers strongly in the sportswear market Women s Wear Daily …   Useful english dictionary

  • sheath — sheathless, adj. sheathlike, sheathy, adj. /sheeth/, n., pl. sheaths /sheedhz/, v. n. 1. a case or covering for the blade of a sword, dagger, or the like. 2. any similar close fitting covering or case. 3. a condom. 4. Biol. a closely enveloping… …   Universalium

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