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Scabbard definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SCAB'BARD, n. The sheath of a sword.
SCAB'BARD, v.t. To put in a sheath.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a sheath for a sword or dagger or bayonet

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English scauberc, scaubert, from Anglo-French escalberc Date: 13th century a sheath for a sword, dagger, or bayonet scabbard transitive verb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 hist. a sheath for a sword, bayonet, etc. 2 US a sheath for a revolver etc. Phrases and idioms: scabbard-fish any of various silvery-white marine fish shaped like a sword-scabbard, esp. Lepidopus caudatus. Etymology: ME sca(u)berc etc. f. AF prob. f. Frank.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Scabbard Scab"bard, n. [OE. scaubert, scauberk, OF. escaubers, escauberz, pl., scabbards, probably of German or Scan. origin; cf. Icel. sk[=a]lpr scabbard, and G. bergen to conceal. Cf. Hauberk.] The case in which the blade of a sword, dagger, etc., is kept; a sheath. Nor in thy scabbard sheathe that famous blade. --Fairfax. Scabbard fish (Zo["o]l.), a long, compressed, silver-colored t[ae]nioid fish (Lepidopus caudatus, or argyreus), found on the European coasts, and more abundantly about New Zealand, where it is called frostfish and considered an excellent food fish.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Scabbard Scab"bard, v. t. To put in a scabbard.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(scabbards) A scabbard is a container for a sword and can hang from a belt. N-COUNT

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Sheath (of a sword or a dagger), case.



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