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Definition of "scabbard" [scab•bard]

  • A sheath, as for a dagger or sword. (noun)
  • To put into or furnish with such a sheath. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "scabbard" in a sentence
  • "The sword scabbard is missing a piece, but again, I can always order a new one."
  • "Christian: Yeah you have to have a little angle or you can lose your rifle out either going up or down hill depending on which way the scabbard is positioned."
  • "But am I the only to notice that Jaime's scabbard is on the wrong hip?"