sheathe+the+sword

  • 1 sheathe the sword — (literary) To end war • • • Main Entry: ↑sheath …

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  • 2 sheathe the sword — lower a weapon, put a sword back into its case …

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  • 3 sheathe the sword — Make peace …

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  • 4 To sheathe the sword — Sheathe Sheathe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sheathed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sheating}.] [Written also sheath.] 1. To put into a sheath, case, or scabbard; to inclose or cover with, or as with, a sheath or case. [1913 Webster] The leopard . . . keeps the… …

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  • 5 draw the sword — take a sword out of its sheathe in preparation for battle, prepare to do battle, prepare to fight …

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  • 6 To unsheathe the sword — Unsheathe Un*sheathe , v. t. [1st pref. un + sheath.] To deprive of a sheath; to draw from the sheath or scabbard, as a sword. [1913 Webster] {To unsheathe the sword}, to make war. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 Sheathe — Sheathe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sheathed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sheating}.] [Written also sheath.] 1. To put into a sheath, case, or scabbard; to inclose or cover with, or as with, a sheath or case. [1913 Webster] The leopard . . . keeps the claws of… …

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  • 8 sword — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ long, short ▪ sharp ▪ double edged, two edged (both figurative) ▪ The potential financial boost is a double edged sword (= has advantages and disadvantages) …

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  • 9 sheathe — [ʃi:ð] v [T] literary [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: sheath] 1.) to put a knife or sword into a sheath ▪ He sheathed his sword. 2.) be sheathed in/with sth to be covered by something ▪ The grassy hills were sheathed in mist …

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  • 10 sheathe — verb Sheathe is used with these nouns as the object: ↑blade, ↑dagger, ↑sword …

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  • 11 sheathe — verb 1 (T) to put a knife or sword into a sheath: He sheathed his sword. 2 to be enclosed in a protective outer cover: be sheathed in/with: The nuclear reactor is sheathed with lead …

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  • 12 Ida (sword) — The Ida is a kind of sword used by the Yoruba people of West Africa. It is a long sword with a narrow to wide blade and sheathe. The sword is sharp, and cuts on contact but begins to dull if not sharpened regularly. It is a double edged weapon.… …

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  • 13 bury the hatchet — Make peace, be reconciled, sheathe the sword, put up the sword …

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  • 14 un|sheathe — «uhn SHEETH», transitive verb, sheathed, sheath|ing. 1. to draw (a sword, knife, or the like) from a sheath: »People…as ready to draw a knife on you as a cat was to unsheathe its claws (W. H. Hudson). 2. to bring or put forth from a covering …

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  • 15 Sheathed — Sheathe Sheathe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sheathed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sheating}.] [Written also sheath.] 1. To put into a sheath, case, or scabbard; to inclose or cover with, or as with, a sheath or case. [1913 Webster] The leopard . . . keeps the… …

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  • 16 Sheating — Sheathe Sheathe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sheathed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sheating}.] [Written also sheath.] 1. To put into a sheath, case, or scabbard; to inclose or cover with, or as with, a sheath or case. [1913 Webster] The leopard . . . keeps the… …

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  • 17 Twelve Swords of Power — Doomgiver redirects here. For the Imperial Star Destroyer in the Star Wars expanded universe see Doomgiver (Star Wars). The Twelve Swords of Power, Swords of Power, or swords featured in the epic Fred Saberhagen sci fi/fantasy series, Books of… …

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  • 18 Pacification — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Pacification >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 pacification pacification conciliation Sgm: N 1 reconciliation reconciliation reconcilement Sgm: N 1 shaking of hands shaking of hands accommodation arrangement adjustment Sgm …

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  • 19 pacification — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Making peace Nouns 1. pacification, conciliation; reconciliation, reconcilement; propitiation, appeasement, mollification, mediation; shaking of hands, accommodation, arrangement, adjustment, compromise; …

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  • 20 sheath —    a contraceptive worn by a male    Literally, the covering in which a blade is kept:     It was typical of Murray to call it a sheath, he thought. (Boyd, 1981)    The rare sheathe the sword meant to copulate, using obvious imagery. In literal… …

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